Monthly Archives: February 2012

A Place For Dead Needles

I’m very pleased with this little item.  Here’s the embroidery finished: Now can you see what it is? It’s a tiny coffin in which to keep my broken needles and pins!  It’s black dupioni silk embroidered with rayon threads and … Continue reading

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Red, Red Roses.

Progress is being made.  All the stitching is done in Rajmahal Art Silk threads, which are rayon threads.  The stitches used for the roses are bullion knots, a french knot and lazy daisies.  For the ribbon cascades, stitches are stem, … Continue reading

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Hearts and Darth Vader.

It’s been a couple of weeks since I last posted.  I have been busy so that’s my excuse.  Aside from all the other things I’ve been doing, I am taking calculus at the local university and was studying for the … Continue reading

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