Mountain Tops

The Golden Rule Mountains have been backed with paper and cut away from the background fabric. The straight edges will be covered with my cloud-like needlelace border. But the mountain top edges had me stumped. Until I […]

Embroidered Illustrations

Bubbledom is one of the destinations in The World of Possibilities. So of course it will have an embroidered panel on the outside of the casket. But all of the different places you see on the casket […]

Casket Doors Update!!!

Claire’s door is finished! The border will be red to match the exterior of the Red House embroidery above the doors. Here are some detail shots. The little blue bird in her cage. And I […]

Getting Close

Claire’s dolly workshop is close to being done. Traditional 17th century casket usually have a dog running through a scene somewhere so I had to include a doggie friend on my casket too.

Outlook Improving

This is the view from Claire’s workshop window. Silk Soutache over mica window. And the view from William’s workshop. The silk ribbon is a background for more special threads to come.

Casket Doors

I set up the front doors for the casket. I gave the window space a light blue wash and the walls a beige. I started stitching the floor. I love the checks but this type […]

A Slightly Different Thanksgiving Bird

I am not in charge of the turkey today so I have the chance to share a different bird I just completed.  I started it during the Embroidered Casket Tour in York, England. I almost finished […]

A Very Little Doll

After many attempts I have come up with a dolly design to use on the outside of the casket as well in some scenes on the inside. The edge is wired so I can pose […]

Playing In The Water

Here is the Mermaid’s grotto in the Golden Rule Mountains. The Bubbles rising out of the water will continue on the panel above. This is for the side of the casket above the panel of the Princely […]


 The second side panel for my casket is complete! The last two figures are dancing to the music. The little girl does have a face even though it may never be seen! The completed panel.