A Little Drawing

  This drawing was first done on lined paper. When I scanned it into Photoshop I didn’t get rid of all of the lines. They ended up creating an unexpected pattern and wonderful new element […]

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 […]

Crewel Thoughts

  Since dyeing loads of crewel wool a rainbow of delicious colors I have been playing with what to stitch with them. This first drawing is right out of my notebook.   In Photoshop I […]

Drawing Again

  Last week was my first ever visit to New Orleans. What a great city! The people were the most friendly I have ever met, the food was an extra few pounds I didn’t need […]

Embroidery Machine Rockets

I spent about 8 years playing with digitized machine embroideries. That was the period when the carpel tunnel problems wouldn’t allow me to hold a needle. In the long run, hours at the computer digitizing […]

A Stitched Wreath

The images I enjoy embroidering are rarely stitched directly on the finished product. Often I’m not even sure what the finished product might be; a story illustration, part of a quilt, or through the wonders […]