Category Archives: Hand embroidery

New rust series

I’ve nearly finished four small pieces which will be wrapped around 30cm canvases for hanging in the MELD exhibition (Hidden Revealed Transformed see Can’t show them here because they’ll need to be kept unpublished but here’s a detail….

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Tidying up

In the process of trying to clear the detritus in my sewing room, I’ve found, as one does, several small UFOs that seemed worth doing something with.  So, bringing a halt to the tidying up, I made a new phone … Continue reading

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Purple phone bag

And another one!  Made from a scarf in a deconstructed screen printing session with friends, I’ve added some hand stitching and some buttons.

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Project bag

I seem always to be packing for a workshop from a large “requirements list” that includes staple supplies like sewing thread, knitting needles, bobbins and scissors as well as more specific resources like ribbon, organza, specialty yarns and carbon paper. … Continue reading

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Phone Bags

My friends from MELD, Julie and Liz, had birthdays this month and I made each a little phone bag.  They hold a smartphone, a credit card, a $50 note,  a front door key and the gizmo that controls the locking … Continue reading

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I Wish You Wings

Had a great day with my MELD colleagues today.  We stitched and critiqued as usual but a highlight was the handover of the images that my fellow MELD member Louise Wells’ son, Josh,  had taken of our work. Josh Wells … Continue reading

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The penultimate red piece, AnsweRED, is a variation of traditional log cabin piecing with a central question and peripheral (in more ways than one) answers.

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