Category Archives: art journal

Australia Sketchbook Embroideries

I’ve finished putting together my bits and pieces of embroidery that were part of my Australian needlework. When I stitched the background, I had no notion of what it would become. I had decided to start with parallel lines of … Continue reading

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Dream Journal–Bound and Finished

Planning ahead is something I totally overdo with my dolls, not so much with the two dimensional stuff.  I often create  and then wonder what I’m going to do with it.  Especially the books.  Once I’ve gathered up some finished … Continue reading

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A New Start to the New Year

I was hoping to start off the new blogging year with some goals and thoughts for the upcoming year.  Somehow, I just can’t seem to quite figure that out.  Last year I was all over the spectrum of stitching.  For … Continue reading

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Dream Journal–Tatted Elephants

This page of my dream journal has come together for me.  The elephant is a strong female symbol, one I’ve shown here surrounded by her family. The elephant came to me in my dream in the form of a tatting … Continue reading

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Elephants and Tatting

Sometimes it’s the strange dreams that stay in your mind.  Occasionally it’s the more mundane ones that come back afterward with a hidden message.  Two nights ago I dreamt of an elephant shaped tatting shuttle.  It was blue metal with … Continue reading

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Pistil Stitch

Last week was a catch up week for the Take a Stitch Tuesday challenge which is why I had no embroidery post last week.  Mostly I used that time to catch up on things other than stitching, but I am … Continue reading

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Sheaf Stitch

Isaac has passed on through and although parts of Louisiana and Mississippi were hard hit, we generally missed all the problems.  We didn’t even lose electricity.  Amazing.  Although Baton Rouge was in the center of the hurricane path, we are … Continue reading

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