Category Archives: Surface embroidery

Manohra Thai Dance: Introduction

Y’all, I am officially defending my dissertation in November! HURRAY! Now that I’m not sick, I am making quick progress. In celebration, I am working this little bitty Thai dancer. It’s an embroidery kit from Pinn Stitch (they mostly have cross-stitch, … Continue reading

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Water’s Edge: Bird Bottom

I decided to celebrate Saturday with embroidery. Isn’t this a cute bird butt? I’m using the colors and threads that came with the Water’s Edge kit, but I am using 1 strand instead of 3 and working it with needle-painting. … Continue reading

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New Project: Water’s Edge

Y’all, I started another one! I am taking this one to my office for short breaks and bribing myself to keep working on my dissertation. The kit photo is to the left. This is Water’s Edge, an Anchor Freestyle kit. … Continue reading

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Tide Pool

This is a guest post from my mother, Laura! During the course Sumptuous Surfaces, given by Sharon B at PinTangle, I chose a beach theme and designed two projects. Both designs feature hands at the beach.  The first project had … Continue reading

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Plas Teg Bellpull: Next Update

I finished all the stems.  You can see the petals and leaves I’ve been adding below. I added two more berries – I left them until the end, because I didn’t want them to get crushed in the frame while … Continue reading

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The Big Green: FINISHED

Guest post from my mom, Laura! The Big Green is a finished, finito, complete, Done Deal!  Final dimensions: 5 ft. x 3 ft (1.52 m x 0.91 m). Let me tell you, this has been quite a project. The prototype doily … Continue reading

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Seashore

Guest post from my mother, Laura! A while ago my daughter Hannah discovered PinTangle – Sharon B’s fantastic website for embroidery and crazy quilting. She shared it with me and in the course of clicking through all the links I … Continue reading

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