Textile mania continues! I am getting so excited to start working on some of new projects. My recent research on quilting led down the path of decorative stitching and embroidery. I've done a little applique' and thread work in the past. I am completely self-taught and kind of just go for it, but the result is usually still pretty interesting.
Natalie Chanin's work for her company Alabama Chanin. Her creations are AMAZING.
Different running stitches I've been practicing.
Then there is mastery:
Free form work (lazy) like this is more my speed.
I LOVE this piece:
And my recent practice piece..very rustic by comparison. You may see this on a future bag.
All images can be sourced here.