Summer 2021: Google has ended its email subscription service. I am searching for a replacement, but it might take a while given current demands on my time. I won't be posting again until I have a replacement. In the meantime, I will post occasionally on Instagram

25 June 2018

Shading the Blues Away

I can't seem to leave well enough alone. I've decided to experiment on Wild Child, my Japanese bead embroidery project. I'm going to add some shaded work instead of using only beads on the project.

Bead Embroidery with Thread Painting: A selection of DMC blue floss. (Wild Child Japanese Bead Embroidery by Mary Alice Sinton)

09 June 2018

Just Another Burr-d

Inspirations issue 69 contained a lovely surprise: a Trish Burr bird. The project is called Robin--a deceptively simple name for an elegant study of a beautiful little bird.

Detail of thread painted robin's head. (Robin by Trish Burr (Inspirations))