Saturday, March 1, 2014

Hand Stitched

This month I'd like explore hand stitching.I would like to muse why and when I use hand stitching, show my inspirations, share my experiences and if possible I would love to interact with you and hear what you think of the different aspects ... the more so if you have different opinion or an another experience.

I was so lucky and 5 artists have offered to join me this month, sharing their works and experiences with us. So let's start by introducing them shortly.

Margaret Ramsay is a British artist who has some strong and special hand stitched quilts and writes a very interesting blog.
Mags Ramsay: Gythion Glow, Detail
Mary Stori is a quiltmaker, instructor, lecturer, author of different books and DVD on embellishment, and, and, and ... Visit her blog to see more of her work.
Mary Stori: Lines
Penny Gold is a quiltmaker, who just like me and so many of us was inspired by Dorothy Caldwell's Human Marks workshop. 
Penny Gold: detail in beige, work in progress
Linda McLaughlin is not only a quiltmaker but she does beautiful and versatile surface design works  with stitching. For more check out her blog.
Linda McLaughlin: Indigo and Rust  #327 -  #333
And last but not least Erica Spinks from Australia who is a quiltmaker and a freelance writer and whose blog is so full of interesting informations on and about textile...
Erica Spinks: Fragment 2
So we hope, we could raise your interest and many of you will join us this month.


7 comments:

  1. Another great month to come!

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  2. Wow, Beata! I'm really excited about this month's topic, and the artists you have gathered to discuss their hand stitching methods! I look forward to learning a lot, and have bookmarked their blogs to visit for more information. Thanks much!
    Judy

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  3. I've done some hand stitching but am SOOOO excited to explore it further!! Can hardly wait to start the month!

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  4. This will be great! I am very excited about this month as well as "meeting" all these artists!!

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  5. Another great month and I thought it was impossible to keep up the interest after last month. Very exciting!

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  6. Yes, I think the different approaches will make this month really interesting. Thanks for following and for your comments.

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We would love to hear from you and even better have some links to your work!