Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Winter Botanical Hand Embroidery Pattern

I've finished my Winter Botanicals design on a natural linen tea towel.  I used hand dyed cotton floss from The Gentle Art in Oatmeal which has a nice range of white shades that go nicely with the colors in the towel.

I used my lightbox and #02 Micron pen to transfer the pattern.  The pattern shows through to the towel fabric nicely using a lightbox.  There are a variety of stitches for the plants that add interest to the design.  Lots of lazy daisy stitches, one of my favorite stitches.
You can click here to get the Winter Botanical embroidery pattern in my Etsy shop.  

Thursday, January 21, 2016

FREE fabric swatch on Spoonflower!

This is a great way to try out some fabric from Spoonflower!  Free swatches for 24 hours!  Their fabrics are fabulous and print beautifully. 
You can click here to visit my Spoonflower Shop 

Friday, January 15, 2016

Easter Rabbit Hand Embroidery Pattern

Thinking of Easter I painted some white rabbits and chickadees this week for greeting cards and a different type of embroidery pattern than what I've done before.   

I made the initial drawing into a pattern and it will work as a coloring page too.  There seems to be coloring pages all over now.  Coloring books for adults.  I love them.  Great for relaxation and a meditative experience.   More information on the 


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