Floral panel, tall flowers

Agapanthus, Beetle Daisey, Delphinium, Hollyhock

Agapanthus, Beetle Daisey, Delphinium, Hollyhock

The flowers of the red Hollyhocks are detached buttonhole using a strand of Caron Wildflower cotton, color 219 Cardinal. Eyes of the flowers are a sunflower yellow tube type length of chained thread called French …

Christmas on the beach

Christmas on the beach

Christmas on the beach

I started working on this design last fall in hopes of completing it by December, in time to give the finished worked design to my sister as a Christmas gift. Missed that by several months, but…

Four Leafed Clover

Lucky four-leafed clover

Lucky four-leafed clover

Last year I purchased Sachiko Morimoto’s Stumpwork Flowers and quickly, upon viewing the pages, decided on several of her designs that I wanted to stitch. I used her Clover design as the basic for this worked piece.…

Fuchsia and Butterfly

Fuschia with Butterfly

Swingtime Design

This design is called Swingtime, designer is Loretta Holzberger.

The finished worked area is 5 by 7 inches. I purchased two of these kits from Ms. Holzberger web site. Kit included instructions, printed fabric, stump work fabric and …

Lilac Time

Lilac Time

This is a Brazilian Embroidery design called Lilac Time. I purchased the design printed on a light natural color trigger fabric. Finished size is about 6 x 5 inches. Designer is Delma Moore.

Worked in Ed Mar rayon threads.

I …

Strawberry Bellpull

Middle of Strawberry Bellpull

Strawberry Bellpull

Two weeks ago I was walking about our backyard looking for greening strawberry plants. Now, the last week of March, the lowering of the jet stream has brought cold temps back into the Northern Virginia area and now…

Blue Flowers table runner

Blue Flowers

blue flowers

This is a Permin of Copenhagen embroidery kit, design no. 63-9628. Finished size is 11 by 24.5 inches. Threads that came within the kit were for an all white worked piece. I switched out to using DMC size…

Calla Lillies and Cattails

Calla Lilies

Calla Lilies

This Permin of Copenhagen embroidery design (no. 63-5607) is worked on a finished piece of fabric (flower spray design is print on the fabric and the woven border is already done). Purchased from artsanddesign.com as a kit, this…

Four Some BE

Framed BE Four Some

Framed BE Four Some

For the last fourteen years (since we moved here) I have had two large square bare spots on the wall … located right behind my build-in sewing desk and beneath a (screwed onto the wall) wall-unit…

California Rose

California Rose

California Rose

The designer is Maria Freitas. Purchased as a kit from jdr-be.com came with instructions, pre-printed cream color 8 x 10 inch fabric (worked design is 1.5 x 4 inches), three BE needles, and Ed-Mar rayon threads as needed…