I seem to be enjoying the combination of water colours and embroidery. This piece features my own design of a “dragon” with a ferrety familiar. It features HUNDREDS of French knots!
Category Archives: Embroidery
“Winter Stroll” – Painted embroidery with beadwork
Winter Stroll (2019).
Embroidery, watercolour paints and glass beads on fabric.
Finished this piece almost entirely while sitting in various kid classes. It’s my first experiment with painting and beads added to thread embroidery. I actually set it aside for a year while I started building my jazz portfolio, and reached for it when it came time to roost in kid classes in the winter again . Continue reading “Winter Stroll” – Painted embroidery with beadwork
For a year now, we have had a very naughty ferret in the house. You could say that the house is in the grips of ferret mania. So for her birthday an apt present was an embroidered ermine for her room. Continue reading Embroidered ermine
Arjun, the Owie Doll
This is the first toy I have made exclusively with my son in mind. Kids have it rough; their days are filled with bumps, cuts, bruises, and other kids coughing in their faces (not that they are any the wiser). It seemed to us that our 4-year old and the ice pack had become best friends. So when I saw IkatBag’s “Owie Doll” pattern, I thought that would a perfect doll to commiserate with the forever-bruised. Continue reading Arjun, the Owie Doll
Fluffy chicks for Easter
Brainwave when I saw the filler eggs at Shopper’s — why not fill a couple special eggs with fluffy chickies? I had visions of the little ones running around cheeping with these long after the candy was gone.