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New Embroideries

New Embroideries

I’ve fallen hopelessly behind! Most of my time for posting gets sucked into Instragram. It’s been great fun seeing what other people have been working on and getting a little inspiration too.  I have recently finished a couple new embroideries though in between everything. Bee Floral Embroidery All Life Floral Embroidery And a couple closeups: …

Three Berries Stumpwork Embroidery

Three Berries Stumpwork Embroidery

Here is another one of the embroidery patterns I created with people new to stumpwork in mind.  These little insects are probably the most fun to stitch! For this project, I took the help of Trish Burr’s book, Color Confidence in embroidery, which is a really great resource. I’ll say more about it later because …

Let Your Heart Sing Crewel Embroidery

Let Your Heart Sing Crewel Embroidery

I’ve just finished a fun crewel project I adapted from an earlier design. I love the bright colors on the little bird, and the way the wing turned out. I have another couple of crewel projects I want to do before I turn to do some stumpwork projects. I’ve promised to make the dragonfly project …

Crewel Crazy

Crewel Crazy

I can’t help it, the wool is beautiful to feel and see. My “new” book came in the mail this week: It’s 50 years old, but it’s easily the best book on crewel embroidery that I have seen so far. It’s not a pattern book and only some of the pictures are color. But it …