My last class marked the halfway point on this module. Four down and four to go, but I can’t say it looks like it’s half done. The shading is really daunting. The two elements of thickness of thread and density of stitch pattern have to work simultaneously to make the overall shade move from dark … Continue reading Blackwork: RSN Embroidery Certificate Course, module 2
Finally got these guys onto Etsy! Feels like it’s been a long time coming, but they’re now looking for good homes. Have a look at the Milkbottleknits shop. Continue reading Saucy embroideries
My table is clear and usable for the first time in MONTHS! I am sitting at my computer like a civilised human, not scrunched over it on my lap like the last picture in a comedy ‘evolution of man’ illustration. Lucy moved in with me nearly a month ago :D and although the co-habiting is … Continue reading Stuff to do and a desk to do it at.
My lovely friend Lauren has been a big fan of the embroideries I’ve been doing lately, and she’s requested one of her own for Christmas. So this weekend I got the fear and figured I should get a shift on with that. So here’s the work so far. I’m quite pleased, although I wish I’d … Continue reading Christmas present progress
I’m pleased with how this turned out :) I traced out the basics of a photo onto graph paper and added the block colour. I started out following it literally as a chart in a normal scale cross stitch, but it just looked terrible, far too tiny. So I started over, with bigger crosses and … Continue reading Pink Hair, Red Knickers embroidery