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17/06/2013

New finishes and a wip

Here are the pictures I promised: I have finished stitching the runner I received from my boyfriend's mum who couldn't finish it because of her bad eyesight.

Sorry for the photos, they are not very clear.




I stitched this little fairy for a charity quilt. There is one more I need to do before I can send them.


And here is one of my wips. I have entered an embroidery competition. The topic is: how we can save the world with the help of embroidery. They have come up with some key-words, such as war, environment, solidarity, nuclear weapons etc.
I have made a pattern, or actually, I am still working on it but I have enough ready so I could start it. I am not going to show you the pattern but you can see photos of my work, so it won't be difficult to guess. :) It is an almost traditional sampler but with some modern elements.
I am using a fabric I bought in a second-hand shop, I think it is linen, quite rough, and there are some threads pulled out, as a pattern, kind of. It breaks the regularity of the stitching (which is, since it is linen, not very regular anyway) and I like the effect. It seems to reinforce the message. :)





I have also finished sewing the blouse I mentioned. Here it is, with some details:

3 comments:

Fidike said...

Nagyon jók! Az angyalka a kedvencem. És olyan jó, hogy bátran kísérletezel az anyagokkal, mintákkal! És egyre jobbakat varrsz!

Ja, amúgy van egy svéd virtuális kézimunkakör, keddenként linkeljük a bejegyzéseket. Nem akarsz csatlakozni?

A cím:http://husmorsskolan.blogspot.se/

Ági said...

Jaj, de igen! Köszönöm!

Aurelia Eglantine said...

Your runner looks lovely and your fairy is cute! Good luck in the Competition :)