Summer 2018, embroidery and stitching

I have greatly been enjoying completing projects and learning something new this summer.

I have been working on two Hardanger and one Bargello designs for the last year and a half. I lose myself in designing and embroidery work. Shame … Read more

Tulips and Pomegranates Bargello

Tulips and Pomegranates, Bargello design

The Tulips and Pomegranates design is a counted, Bargello needlework embroidery presented within a full color 40-plus page booklet.  My booklets are divided into sections that discuss the main pattern parts of each design, present photos and graphed charts in … Read more

Fiesta Flowers, Hardanger design

Fiesta flowers, Hardanger design

Fiesta Flowers is a counted, Hardanger needlework embroidery presented within a full color 50-plus page booklet. Rhodes style patterns and ribbed spider web flowers add dimensional interest within the traditional Hardanger kloster block areas of this design.

The design booklet … Read more

Fiesta Runner, Hardanger design

Fiesta Runner, a Hardanger design

Fiesta is a runner size Hardanger design worked in the bright colors of a summer’s day.  An Intermediate level embroidery, Fiesta is presented within a full color 60-plus page booklet.  Within the booklet it is assumed you are quite comfortable … Read more

Holiday Lights — Winter holiday card 2018

Holiday Lights

Each year I like to send out embroidered Winter holiday cards to friends and family.   This year my design show cases the beauty of holiday lights worked in unseparated 6-strand embroidery floss. Holiday Lights is presented within a 10 plus … Read more

Sage color lap size quilt

My first quilt, 36 by 59 inch lap quilt

This is my first completed lap quilt, 36- by 56-inches. Front side shows the color range: aqua-sage green-gold on white. Second photo shows backside, quilted in-the-ditch with echoing quilting along the outer edges. Many thanks to Jenny of MSQC and … Read more

Sunflowers, Silk Ribbon

Wild Flowers, silk ribbon

Silk ribbon kit given to me as a Christmas present. Fun to stitch. I was told purchased on Amazon. Instructions written in an Asia language so I could not read them, but no matter as two full photos were provided … Read more