Category: Stitching

Twos and threes

More squares. Two and three inch. Most of the fabrics below came from Deb Lacativa’s big bag of scraps. I like the rainbow colored mix of the middle nine square. The colors below seem...

Patch math

I’m up to 50 one-inch squares. Four eights (“frames” in Jude’s language) and two nines. I like how they look photographed on this brick red coffee table that we kept from Sam’s parents’ home....

More tinies

These inch-square puzzle pieces are addictive. They take only a few stitches to make, so it’s easy to say “Just one more!” I might be ready to stitch them into nine patches as arranged....

Small cloth

Jude Hill’s second part of Patchwork in Perspective has started! I started stitching some inch-square patches using Jude Hill’s invisible baste stitch. Not so invisible in some cases. And I need more practice (patience?)...

garden helpers

One figure is scattering seeds, the other is watering. This piece has come a long way and has revealed so much. I wish to reveal more of the narrative in pieces on my blog,...

Faces

Intriguing to cause faces to emerge from these fabric scraps with stitching. There is a sort of mute companionship. They are seedling spirits. It’s raining. #judehill #spiritcloth

Stitching

I’m working on a project under the guidance of Jude Hill of Spiritcloth in her Patchwork in Perspective course. I’ve wanted to do this for a long time, and it is a revelation. I...