Blue speckled whimsical flowers

blue speckled whimsical flowers

Fun afternoon project worked in River silk 4mm ribbons and Anchor size 8 (color 306, topaz medium light) thread worked on 25 count, Bone color Lugana fabric.

The 5 x 7 inch tri-fold green card has 3 1/2 x 5 …

Flower Panel, Silk Ribbon Embroidery

Silk Ribbon Flower Panel

Designer: Di van Niekerk Silk Ribbon Embroidery, Printed Flower Design and Book

This worked piece is a Di van Niekerk design. I purchased the printed design fabric and the book for this design from her website. The printed size of …

Entwined Pomegranates

Entwined Pomegranates, a Bargello needlework design

Entwined Pomegranates, a Bargello needlework design, is 233w by 213h, slightly under 13.5 by 11.75 inches when worked on 18 count canvas.

Presented within a 40-plus page booklet that is available in printed and Kindle format, this Bargello design may …

Rosey Day

Rosey Day, a Hardanger design.

Rosey Day is a counted Hardanger needlework embroidery design presented in a 20-plus page booklet available in printed (8 by 10 inch size) and Kindle formats.

Worked on 22 count Vienna (62% cotton, 38% rayon) fabric (color Evening Rose). There …

Caribbean Hardanger Needlework

Caribbean Hardanger Design

Caribbean is a counted Hardanger needlework embroidery design presented in a 20-plus page booklet available in printed (8 by 10 inch size) and Kindle formats.

Worked on an overdyed 24 count Congress (100% cotton) fabric (color Carefree Caribbean) the fabric …

Pillows

Waves of Early Fall pillow

My mom would have done a lot of hand basing and pinning when crafting a pillow and then use the sewing machine. Well, I like to wing it. Just go for broke and use the sewing machine … no hand …

Mayflower, Elsa Williams

Mayflower, Crewel, front vie

Mayflower is a wool crewel design worked on 100% linen using Paternayan yarn. Elsa Williams collection, designer Michael LeClair. Can be finished in pillow size 12-inch by 12-inch.

Click below photos for enlarged view. This linen was nice but slightly …

Discussion of BE (Brazilian Embroidery)

Yosemite Dogwood

 

EdMar Threads and BE Designs:

I use EdMar rayon threads for working BE designs. EdMar threads are 100% rayon, come in 7 weights and numerous beautiful bright colors AND they are z-twisted. DMC and Anchor floss and perle/pearl cotton threads …

Adonis Blue Butterfly

Adonis Blue Buttterfly

Adonis Blue Butterfly, designer Trish Burr, DMC stranded cotton floss.

I decided not to add the cream satin stitch edge around the butterfly.

Worked area is approximately four inch square.

Adonis Blue Buttterfly…