Category: scraps

Rags and scraps

I have resurrected this old project started around Valentine’s Day. The concept was heart motifs stitched to rough-cut squares of a eco-printed tea towel. Using mostly scraps and a semi-transparent layer on top of...

A favorite scrap

I really like this little scrap of thin silk, eco-printed. I run into it a lot in the scrap basket, but always want to find it a special home. I think it’s a blossom...

Valentine’s Day

After seeing Jude’s old heart, I wanted to make something similar. I didn’t get close, but I got somewhere. There are actually three hearts in the strip and they are light purple. I photographed...

A little card

I needed a condolences card for a fiber friend. Little pink patch was just perfect. Cut into a heart shape, pressed a rough seam allowance, stitched around the edge with a fine blanket stitch....

Regrouping

I just went away for the weekend – a quick trip to Connecticut – but I feel very disconnected now that I’m home. Stayed at my niece’s one night and two nights at a...

In the mail

Feeling so fortunate to have an excellent mail day. A selection of Threadcrumbs moons and a book by Sylvia Townsend Warner. I’m looking forward to reading about a community of women (a convent) in...