Saturday, 30 June 2012

Getting bored of these simple block geometric patterns I've been stitching.  So in a bid to investigate some more decorative embroidery techniques, I reminded myself of Australian textile artist Sera Waters use of blackwork.
 
The Evil Banana 2008
 
Blockage 2008 
  
Naughty Neighbour 2008
 
So I had a look on the Royal School of Needlework's website for starter courses. 
Blackwork by Jessica Grimm

Friday, 29 June 2012

Sunday, 3 June 2012

rainy day

Our recent flush of sunny weather has left me rather optimistic despite today's down pour.  So I'm sorting through many half finished projects and boxes of fabric. Thank you rain.  Here's some stuff I've unearthed...