Hydrangeas and Wisteria, silk ribbon flowers

Hydrangeas and WisteriaHydrangeas and Wisteria

Though I have Ms. Niekerk’s detail instruction book for this design panel I went to her website and viewed her tutorial on stumpwork Hydrangeas. Her instructions suggested using 2-3 different color stranded threads. I choose to use …

Yosemite Dogwood

Yosemite Dogwood

The design is called Sharon’s Yosemite Dogwood. The design is a 2.5 x 3.5 inch oval and pre-printed on ivory trigger cloth.

My sister gave this design to me as a kit purchased from the Nordic Needle web site. This …

Yellow Cornflowers

Yellow Cornflowers BE

Yellow Cornflowers Brazilian Embroidery Kit

This is a Brazilian embroidery Edmar kit of a yellow cornflower plant. This yellow cornflower is part of the Edmar BE Primavera design.

Worked in EdMar rayon threads, the stitched area is approximately 2 by …

Inspiration

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Swingtime

These are inspiring worked pieces that I have seen on the web. Some I have purchased, others are here to remind me of interesting this and that techniques that the embroider has used.…

Violet bellpull

Violet bellpull

I like small bits of color on our walls and I have found bell pulls provide these points of interest in my kitchen and bedroom.

The violets came from a free downloaded pattern from the Cross Stitcher Club website.

Stitched …