What's On My Embroidery Hoop

September 20, 2019

What's On My Embroidery Hoop

I've been stitching up a storm lately. After returning home from some recent travels, I settled down to re-focus on a variety of hand embroidery projects. The holidays will here before I know it, so I've been busy building up an inventory of new pieces. 

Here's a peek at what I've been up to!

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The white on black pieces have been very well received, so I'm working on a few more. 

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I call this my "Desert Southwest" color palette because it reminds me of the terrain, flora, and fauna around these parts. I first used this palette when I created a piece for House Beautiful magazine.

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Experimenting with black floral outlines.

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Little blue flower.

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Another monochromatic floral design experiment - this time using white perle cotton on blue linen.

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