I should be writing today’s blog post, but I got completely sidetracked reading this Twitter Moment. The comments are seriously awesome…but, back to the post:
rudely reminded over the weekend that grey, rainy days are the bane of photographers everywhere. So, trying to get photos for today’s post have caused this serious case of procrastination. Late yesterday afternoon, just moments before the sunset…
(at what seemed like 4:30 in the afternoon)
The clouds gave way and I managed to get a photo to share October’s Stitching.
While this stitching may not look like much, it holds incredible (and some painfully sad) memories; flocks of birds, vibrant colored leaves, winds, rains, Lake Michigan, and Las Vegas. This month certainly achieves an award for being a memory stitching!
I also love the “new-to-me” techniques I
learned tried this month. The satin stitching with multiple colors, the center of my spiral where I tried to capture the look of blue skies breaking through a cloudy morning, and waves that have French knot “white caps”. All in all, October was a very good month!
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Happy Tuesday everyone!
Another month is over and it was a very good month for stitching! My theme was entirely based on the skies of August – deep blues, sometimes grey, sometimes cloud filled, and each spectacular! No new techniques this month but more layered fabrics. Lots of running stitches in combinations of circles and intersecting straight lines, and while I am not pre-drawing anything, this month I did use a pin head to help me start each circle.
It might be my favorite month to date.
And, really, August – you could have stayed a while longer. I loved stitching you!
May stitching brings the completion of five months of my daily stitching routine and to say that this has changed my life is an understatement! It has become the best part of my day, the thing I look most forward to, and I am still amazed at how this has sparked my creativity.
And, I really love that I can look at each day’s stitching and remember the inspiration.
And, May complete – pale, lighter, awakening. All the good things that May brings!
June is off to an interesting start as well. I felt I was getting too comfortable in working circularly from the center out, so I am changing things up to a more linear approach this month. I love how uncomfortable it feels right now. That is a sure sign of good things!