Tag Archives: embroidery

Talking Quilts with Eli Leon ~ Signature Quilt

With its visual field of deep black velvet and twinkling white stitches this African-American signature quilt is as powerful and mysterious as the universe. Continue reading

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Mend It Better ~ Review & Giveaway

Mend It Better is a very approachable and a comprehensive reference for taking care of your clothes. It is a book about love and empowerment. Continue reading

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If You See Kay…

I’ve been asked to participate in The Give a F*ck Project by Cauchy09 of Completely Cauchy. In her words… “this is a communal quilt project designed… in an effort to get more quilters/embroiderers/textilefolks to exercise their potty-mouths in textile form.” … Continue reading

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I <3 Redwork!

I HEART REDWORK! I created this banner to invite people to participate in stitching names for the Prayer Banners. Someday, I would like to do something more extensive. Sheetal shared a link on the Hoopla post, to the redwork quilt … Continue reading

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Hoopla, the Art of Unexpected Embroidery ~ Giveaway

Just out ~  Hoopla, the Art of Unexpected Embroidery by Leanne Prain. I am pleased to report that my work is featured in this 400 page book on innovative embroidery. Hoopla contains in depth interviews with artists working in the … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day Virtual Sewing Circle Follow Up

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Veteran’s Day Virtual Sewing Circle

Even though the war in Iraq is supposedly over, deadly emotional ramifications continue to persist. Join me for a virtual sewing circle in honor of Veteran’s Day. Help stitch the names of soldiers who have died in the Iraq war as a meditative act of petition, prayer and compassion. Continue reading

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