Category: scraps

Natural selection

This morning, I was contemplating how squares might fit together. I grabbed a selection of four-inchers and laid them out. My desire for order asserted itself strongly. I was missing one piece needed to...

A Stitchery

Continued from Rags and scraps I stitched all nine patches down to a eco-printed vintage linen square. The background is interesting, but not interesting enough that I hesitate to cover it up. Then I...

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...