Tag Archives: 3 Dimensional embroidery

embroidering applique orchids

I have two all time favourite flowers, orchids are grown inside my home and fuchsias grow outside in my garden and many of the tender ones are over wintered in my greenhouse.  It has taken me a long time to … Continue reading

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two embroidered Christmas angels

I have taken the Celtic angel and created two new angels for you, one with a red and white theme with butterfly wings and another with a snow theme and feathered wings. Both wings come in two sizes and as … Continue reading

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a Celtic Claddagh with applique ivy leaves

Adding some dimension to embroidery can be a challenge but I have tried to make it as easy as possible with the designs which have this option. A little practice may be advisable to perfect the technique, but when you … Continue reading

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Creating a Graceful Sampler

The many antique and vintage samplers that can be found on the internet fascinate me. I view and collect those I like on Pinterest, which is a great source of inspiration!  It is hard to have a favourite as there … Continue reading

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Creating a Graceful Snowflake Christmas card (part 2)

I stitched out 5 of the more traditional snowflakes from this recent set on pale gold organza, using 2 layers of Floranni Wet ‘N Gone.  I used pre wound bobbins as the seem to have the thinnest of threads. I … Continue reading

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Fields of Poppies appliqué brooch

I wanted to create some applique poppies to place in the last set of the Fields of Poppies collection. My first attempt worked out reasonably well but the original poppies were too small so I enlarged both the poppies and filled out their leaves.

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Bridal Lace 3 dimensional card

It was getting near to my sister’s birthday so I knew it was time to plan a special card for her. I choice a design from my Bridal Lace 2 collection and one from Graceful Wings 1. Bridal Lace 2 … Continue reading

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