Wednesday, December 5, 2018

What's Stitching Now

I am still finalizing plans for casket 3. Meanwhile I have two other projects to work on. 
The first is this piece about accentuating the positive. It was a rug hooking pattern from way back when. I adapted it to my family, the affirmative portion of the drawing. I drew this out and started stitching over a year ago.

This is how far I am as of this last weekend. It doesn't get picked up often but it is getting done slowly.

For a while I considered putting a map of my World of Possibilities on the back panel of casket 3. It was too much information in a small space.

So I decided to do a separate embroidery of the map. I did all of the drawing and design work for this on my IPad Pro. It was fun to work at one scale then print it out to the size I want to stitch it.

Here are the two designs so you can get a sense of the scale. I plan to stitch the map in wool. I have missed working in wool.


  1. That map looks nearly as big as the project I'm planning for when Amarna is done!

  2. I am hoping 2 years is a doable time period for this piece. We’ll see. Who know’s what eight grab my interest during that time.

  3. Wow Janet the map is extraordinarily awesome!! So is the positive piece but the map... boy that is going to be so much fun.
    Anna x


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