Thursday, 19 November 2015

Embroidery and Lace Pictures

I used little 6"x 4" canvases for these little pictures, collaged pages from a gardening book and used Liquitex Inks to colour.
I revisited Pintangle [Take a Stitch Tuesday] to remind myself how to to do some of the embroidery stitches I have done in the past. Sharon is showing how to do embroidery stitches again if you wish to join in.
Above - Raised herringbone band, running stitch.

Slipped detached chain stitch, cross stitch.

Fancy hem stitch, running stitch.

Up and down feather stitch, running stitch.
I shall include these on Simply Neutrals Tuesday, do pop along to see more.

6 comments:

  1. Reminds me of your altered calendar book with small stitch samples on lace - many of them pink. That was you, wasn't it?
    Diane

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  2. These are simply gorgeous Linda and so naturally textural!

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  3. They are so lovely Linda, beautiful mix of old and new !!
    Dorthe

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  4. Beautiful lace and embroidery collages Linda! They have such a peaceful feel to them. I especially love the embroidery you did, wonderful! Thank you for joining :)

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  5. What a gorgeous background you have used. Very effective juxtaposition of vintage laces with earthy texture.

    Jesse

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  6. Oh my your samples (pictures) are so lovely! I'm glad I peeked in (from Wen's SNT) today! Beautiful work~ Karen O

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