This embroidery was almost a reject. My plan for it came to nothing, but i picked it up again and it just evolved of its own accord. Sometimes it’s good to just follow your instincts….
Gun metal grey/blue metallic thread on soluble fabric. Delicate but sturdy due to the metallic thread. I imagine this on a similar coloured chiffon, as a back detail, almost like a tattoo on the skin, or a shadow.
I made a series of these for gifts, which led to an open house. They were a great seller, and led to lavender filled eye bags for yoga.
Pink satin tiger lily bag in white linen.
Orange satin tiger lily bag in beige linen.
Another present for a friend which led to repeat orders. I made a selection in different colours, and styles to suit the personality of each person I made them for.
A very delicate embroidery using paper, cotton organdie, machine embroidery and hand-stitched french knots. Featured in Knitting Magazine.
A very early piece of lace-like machine embroidery inspired by rusted metals, copper and shadows.
Dark blue embroidery thread on cream silk.