Tag Archives: embroidery on silk
I love to display my favourite embroidery designs and the triptych, three canvases sometimes hinged together, is one of the best ways to do this, especially if the embroidery is done on silk and has an oriental flavour.
I just adore creating crazy quilt blocks as attaching the small segments of fabric in a sequence results in beautiful embroidery. Within the block there is a place to treasure forever those tiny scraps of fabric or lace that you could … Continue reading
In completing my 12th Romantic Crazy quilt block I decided to be more flamboyant than usual. After I had added the four pastel shades of silk dupion along with some lace to the base fabric and completed the embroidery, I … Continue reading
I cannot believe that my wonderful Husqvarna Epic machine is nearly a year old. I have so enjoy using it that it has taken me too long to blog further about it. I thought you would like me to share … Continue reading
Today I embroidered out one of the more simple blocks from Beatrice Quilt blocks 2. I wanted to check how this particular design looked with a large quilted background similar to one I had used in one of the Celtic Ivy … Continue reading
Each year I make it my aim to embroider a very special Christmas card for my sister. This year I was inspired by some wrapping paper. It wasn’t necessarily the design but the colour scheme that caught my eye. Something … Continue reading
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
Well we all know that disasters happen in the sewing room and I discovered my big mistake yesterday when I completed the second half of my Dresden style “Epic” crazy quilt. The secret is how to put it all right … Continue reading
My first Dresden crazy quilt is nearly complete and this week I have been testing it….