free motion embroidery

Fall Flowers

One of the pieces I will be showing at the Quilt Show in Unterhaching are these fall thistles.  This work was inspired by the book ‘Beautiful and Bold – Artful Quilts from Just One Fabric’.  Here they talk about looking for shapes in batics or self-died fabric and embellishing on them.  So that’s what I …

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A poppy by any other name….

For my How to Sell You Art Online course at The Abundant Artist I was set the task of making a piece of art in one hour and then journaling about it.  Here the result. THE HOW The how is easy – a piece of fabric and a piece of stabilizer and lots of thread. …

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Rainbow Fish

I’m actually very proud of my first big project with freehand machine embroidery – a fish on a bag that I painted myself.  I did the painting after taking a Craftsy class.  Then I asked my daughter what I should put on the bag.  She replied that it looked like the ocean and therefore a …

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