Monthly Archives: July 2011

Goldwork Chrysanthemum Petals

I started outlining the petals on the chrysanthemum from the Mary Jane Collection. I photographed it in the sun so y’all can see the shine. And here’s a photo taken in the shade, so no sparkles: The gold hanging loose … Continue reading

Posted in Goldwork, My work | Tagged , , , , | 12 Comments

Kasuti: Indian cousin to blackwork

Kasuti is a type of embroidery from Karnataka, India. Like blackwork, it is geometric and worked in double running stitch. However, it is traditionally very brightly colored. I found a few books in the library on the subject, and have … Continue reading

Posted in Blackwork, Indian embroidery, My work | Tagged , , , , | 17 Comments