Friday, September 20, 2013

A Casket Chronicle: Design Sketch

I have finally started playing with design possibilities for my Embroidered Casket. The sketch above revisits motifs and patterns I've used for hooked rugs, wool appliques and for embroidery.
The tongue border is an element I loved using in quilts.
All Creatures Great and Small

Lanterns in The Night
Here the theme is a familiar one to the readers of this blog; Once Upon a Time.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

A Source for Great Ethnic Embroidery Books

My favorite source for books about embroidery, history, folk art is Slavart or Eastern European Art, a web store I have had the pleasure of shopping from for many years now. Jan is prompt and easy to work with. And his selection is a wonderful!

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Do You Know the Muffin Man?

The Village has a new business.

Do you know the Muffin Man?

He lives on Drury Lane.

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Tea With The Queen, The Queen of Hearts

It seems as though it is always teatime in the village.

Look at the time!
                        The samovar is hot. The tea is poured, but the
                            Queen of Hearts has not appeared.

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