Angel Progress

  The navy background is just a pin board surface I use as I work, not the final background color. No sign of arms yet. I happy with the skirt fabric. Shape and embroidery for […]

The Garden Angel

  One wing and the bodice almost done. I am enjoying the challenge of bring the garden to the angel. Not sure if this will be the face I use or not. She is handy […]

Angel Wings

  I had great fun stitching today. The foundations of the wings are ready to be sewn together. The red area is a backdrop for garden elements to come. Probably little stitching will get done […]

The Casket Chronicles Begin

  I’ve added a new subtitle to my blog; The Casket Chronicles. I look forward to telling the story of my planning, designing and stitching for my very own Embroidered Casket.    For practice I […]

Another UFO Completed!

I drew this in 2010.   And I have finally finished the embroidery.   It isn’t fancy or complicated, just sweet.   I’m glad I took the time to finish her.

Rules and Creativity

I’ve been thinking about rules and creativity lately. Creativity, because I attended an embroidery show last week with a wonderful exhibit of work made by the workshop participants. The work was beautiful but it left […]

Life In A Box, Homework 1

The wait is over. The Cabinet of Curiosities Class has begun! Home work assignment number 1 is to define our goals for the class and ultimately for an embroidered casket. I of course want to […]

A Sampler Finished At Last

  A whimsical little sampler I have finished at last.   As a rule I don’t like to sign and date my work until I am done.  In the top photo you can see JCB […]