Tag: hand embroidery

Blog, Embroidery, Floral and Fauna

Autumn days…

  Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun; Conspiring with him how to load and bless With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eves run; To bend with apples the moss’d cottage-trees, And fill all fruit with ripeness to the core; To Autumn John Keats *** I LOVE this time of the year. The pace…

continue reading

Blog, Embroidery

Autumn beckons…

Summer is slipping slowly by and autumn beckons. I’ll miss the summer barbeques and afternoons spent at the beach or in the garden but there is something so alluring about the autumn months and as I do as every season approaches, I think about what there is to look forward to…. turned up collars twinkle lights crunchy leaves underfoot foggy…

continue reading

Blog, Embroidery, Fabric and sewing

A little hand embroidery…

Embroidery increasingly occupies my days. There is something so therapeutic about putting little stitches onto fabric. When that fabric is a beautiful soft vintage linen, it’s even better. When that vintage linen is already beautifully embroidered, it’s a dream. Wondering whose hands embroidered this linen all those years ago occupies my thoughts as I add new stitches to the fabric.…

continue reading