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msmedway:

The embroidered ‘Cell Series’ by Laura Katherine McMillan are Machine and Hand Embroidery in Petri Dishes.
http://anatomy-uk.com/2012/10/15/laura-katherine-mcmillan/

msmedway:

The embroidered ‘Cell Series’ by Laura Katherine McMillan are Machine and Hand Embroidery in Petri Dishes.

http://anatomy-uk.com/2012/10/15/laura-katherine-mcmillan/

1 day ago
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omggradschool:

This cross stitch project went by amazingly fast.  Got the pattern from Cross Stitcher magazine issue 282 / August 2014.  It’s called “Cat Napping” and was designed by Lucie Heaton.  I changed the oranges, as I am picky, and used 28 count evenweave as that is what was readily available in craft stores near me.  The design calls for 20 count evenweave for a design size of 28cm x 30cm, so mine is a touch smaller but will still make a cute pillow for my baby nephew.  Well, he is like 20 months now but he will always be my baby nephew, even when he is 40.
As always, I made a ton of mistakes, but I am learning better how to blend them in and not take myself too seriously.  It’s great therapy - I just turn on funny podcasts and stitch away.  Good times.

Great work! Embroidery is my favorite therapy.

omggradschool:

This cross stitch project went by amazingly fast.  Got the pattern from Cross Stitcher magazine issue 282 / August 2014.  It’s called “Cat Napping” and was designed by Lucie Heaton.  I changed the oranges, as I am picky, and used 28 count evenweave as that is what was readily available in craft stores near me.  The design calls for 20 count evenweave for a design size of 28cm x 30cm, so mine is a touch smaller but will still make a cute pillow for my baby nephew.  Well, he is like 20 months now but he will always be my baby nephew, even when he is 40.

As always, I made a ton of mistakes, but I am learning better how to blend them in and not take myself too seriously.  It’s great therapy - I just turn on funny podcasts and stitch away.  Good times.

Great work! Embroidery is my favorite therapy.

2 days ago
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Here’s a terrible picture of my current work in progress, the colors will get lighter as I progress outward. When I’ve got all the width and height I want I think I’ll try to round off the edges.Sorry I went so long without posting. I was out of town quite a bit for a wedding and then visit my best e-mail friend. Seeing my work and my patterns hanging on someone else’s wall was SO surreal (we became friends when she commissioned a pattern). I’ve been a bit bleah about Tumblr because the friend who made me love it isn’t my friend anymore and you know, complex associations blah de blah blah.

Here’s a terrible picture of my current work in progress, the colors will get lighter as I progress outward. When I’ve got all the width and height I want I think I’ll try to round off the edges.

Sorry I went so long without posting. I was out of town quite a bit for a wedding and then visit my best e-mail friend. Seeing my work and my patterns hanging on someone else’s wall was SO surreal (we became friends when she commissioned a pattern). I’ve been a bit bleah about Tumblr because the friend who made me love it isn’t my friend anymore and you know, complex associations blah de blah blah.

3 days ago
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92x:

painting and hand embroidery on cotton fabric by Anna Bonarou

4 days ago
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"Human Fly" Patch: Stitched with love by Eve Anderson :)
https://www.tumblr.com/blog/eveattemptingart

"Human Fly" Patch: Stitched with love by Eve Anderson :)

https://www.tumblr.com/blog/eveattemptingart

2 weeks ago
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un-conejo:

Somos tanto al mismo tiempo | We’re so much at the same time
2014
Bordado y acrílico sobre algodón | embroidery and acrylic on cotton

(via alisonannestitch)

3 weeks ago
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"Don’t Be So Dramatic" by Jacob Dillow.

"Don’t Be So Dramatic" by Jacob Dillow.

3 weeks ago
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Anonymous said: Hi, would you mind trying to explain how you stitched the embroidery you're working on now? I often struggle with filling large parts in the same color and it mostly looks uneven... Thanks!

I use long-and-short stitch for awkwardly shaped or large fills. There’s a nice tutorial here (they’re more organized than I am, and thus neater, but I’ll probably always be a bit of a lazy stitcher). Here are some other pieces I’ve used it on.



2 days ago
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heaveninawildflower:

Notebook (circa 1840). Small notebook covered in white moire silk, embroidered with polychrome silk, and silver, gold, blue metallic beads.

Image and text courtesy MFA Boston.

http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/notebook-118919

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4 days ago
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supervelma:

Now that she’s got it in her hot little hands, I can post the piece I made for @notthecar - it’s a line from Snatch - and how is this the first time I’m getting to use the hashtag #snatch #embroidery #art #london #moviequote

Awesome work!

supervelma:

Now that she’s got it in her hot little hands, I can post the piece I made for @notthecar - it’s a line from Snatch - and how is this the first time I’m getting to use the hashtag #snatch #embroidery #art #london #moviequote

Awesome work!

2 weeks ago
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As usual, another unspeakably lovely piece by dozydotes.

As usual, another unspeakably lovely piece by dozydotes.

3 weeks ago
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Gorgeous piece by Molla.

Gorgeous piece by Molla.

3 weeks ago
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