Stitch is a gentle and impactful manner to tell stories, create imagery, and spend time. Take, for instance this graffiti, a snapshot taken while in Barcelona, Spain, just over five years ago. I love birds, and am smitten with the quick, illegal stroke of the graffiti artists’ hand. Combine the two, and I definitely feelContinue reading “Stitching, embroidery and telling stories with thread”
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Thread as traveler.
David and I just got back from shanty town, oh uh, I mean, Seattle. What a great city. It feels like a town, which is nice. It is such a working town, quiet, humming right along, I loved walking the streets. We passed through neighborhoods, quaint with corner shops, over highways, alongside real traffic, through alleyContinue reading “Thread as traveler.”
The Twilight Zone
We were out and about today and we spotted this tool chest. As you might imagine, any use of the word chest is satisfactory to me, right now. Breast Pockets, Tool Chest, You get the idea. And it is so very red. This is our newest throw. Made of silk saris sew together by womenContinue reading “The Twilight Zone”
Fragments old, made new.
The poppy sew-plies purse got nixed. I like that piece too much to cut it down to size and at the same time, I don’t want to have one off sized purse in the lot. So I searched my stash and am making a new ‘graffiti style’, embroidered ‘Gather your Sew-plies’ purse. Perhaps I couldContinue reading “Fragments old, made new.”