For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 446

This band on Section 32 of the For Love of Stitching Band Sampler  is made up of back stitch and double herringbone stitches. Threads: Hand dyed perle #5 cotton Fabric: 26 cnt linen Date: This section of the sampler was worked during April and May of 2008. Size: The For Love of Stitching Band …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 445

This band on Section 32 of the For Love of Stitching Band Sampler  is made up of herringbone stitch, bugle and seed beads. Threads: Wool Fabric: 26 cnt linen Date: This section of the sampler was worked during April and May of 2008. Size: The For Love of Stitching Band Sampler is 15 cm (6 …

Introducing block 42 on the I Dropped the Button Box crazy quilt

This is block 42 of the I dropped the button box quilt. This crazy quilt block is in tones of blue and soft apricot-pinks. If you click on the image above you will see a larger version Over the next few weeks I will focus on each seam and embellishment …

Group invitations for online classes are sent out.

This is a quick little post to say classes are now full and I have closed the bookings. I have sent everyone who has paid for a class an invitation to join either the studiojournalclass group or the gimpclass group. Both groups are Yahoo groups. If you have not received yours and you …

Sketching as a visual thinking tool

Over on A list Apart, Mike Rohde has written a great article on the use of sketching as a visual thinking tool. I always say that when you design on a computer lots of interesting things happen and the design process can develop along unanticipated and exiting ways, but when you …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 444

This band on Section 32 of the For Love of Stitching Band Sampler  is made up of cross stitch, bugle beads and herringbone stitches. Threads: Hand dyed cotton and commercial stranded cotton floss Fabric: 26 cnt linen Date: This section of the sampler was worked during April and May of 2008. Size: The For …