Each city we live in or a place we visit leave a unique memory in our minds. Some of those memories stay vivid for a long time, some are soon forgotten. Others find their way to our unconscious mind.
Many of my birds are such bright colours but even with the small and perfect little Wren, which is mainly browns, I wanted to give her some sparkle, some brightness. This is shown in the tiny gold stitches on her back.
Hanging by a Thread
You can now create cross stitch family projects in much less time with your embroidery machine.
I have been doing hand embroidery self-taught on natural linen for around a year now.
This was the natural progression of things.
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Stitched using a single strand of black cotton thread, through the outer epidermis layer of my skin.
Cross-stitching and other needlepoint crafts might be often associated with boring stuff our grandma’s do. But don’t’ be too quick to judge. These artists prove, that cross-stitches can be quirky and hilarious, too.
Anywhere Teresa goes, she takes the time to make an embroidered souvenir, depicting the landscape or landmarks that she visited. As of now she has brought these little souvenirs from such places as Vietnam, Tokyo, Prague, Germany.
On her website Teresa explains...
Not able to walk on her own feet anymore or go outside due to her limited mobility, Edna Vicentini Alves decided to enjoy her time by sitting at home embroidering a wide range of items to help animals in need.
Chara, an artist from Athens, creates beautiful and intricate embroidered notebooks. She turns an object as simple as a notebook into a treasured object perfect for writing down your most precious thoughts. Her notebooks are so meticulously made that it looks...