Tag Archives: embroidery

Water’s Edge: More bird feathers

    Just a quick update today – I worked some more feathers, finished the beak, and added the eye. Then I played with camera settings for a while. Look, I got it in focus and didn’t wash out the … Continue reading

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Water’s Edge: Bird feathers

I decided to go back to work on this bird for the Water’s Edge Anchor embroidery kit. I’ve been working with 1 strand of thread for the bird (more threads for the rest of the piece). The bird looks extra-delicate … Continue reading

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Legong Dancer: Wing Outline

I started work on the dancer’s crown, which has decorative leaves around the ear and will be topped with flowers. There will be long black hair going down her back. I added chain stitch outlining to the right wing. There’s … Continue reading

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Chikankari class: Finished!

I finished it! Thank you, Anita, for the design and instructions. I’m delighted with the outcome of the project.┬áChikan embroidery is really interesting. I’m daydreaming of making a wide decorative belt with it now. I very much enjoyed working with … Continue reading

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Bird Brocade: Bird Feathers Finished

The bird has a tail!

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Bird Brocade Returns

I hadn’t worked on this project in over a year. I pulled it out this week and felt inspired, so here it is again! The bird is acquiring feathers rapidly.

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Chikankari class: Almost done

I’m almost done with Anita’s┬áchikan embroidery class! What a dramatic design! All that’s left is a little embroidery inside the paisley, under the heart. I’m still debating what color to use. What do you think? It’s also time to start … Continue reading

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