Dreaming of flowers on a day when there's an extreme cold weather alert in Toronto. This small felt appliqué is one I made at the end of last year with merino wool felt. I enjoyed contrasting machine die cut flowers with hand embroidery. Keep warm, people, and dream on!
Here's another embroidered appliqué I made recently--this one with merino wool felt. I sewed in the evenings, this time to calm myself from the dreadful news of wars, racism, illness and sexual assaults of women that have all been in the forefront recently. The idea for this design grew out of a recent trip to… Continue reading Appliqué for Peace of Mind
In addition to reviewing my earlier work, I'm also doing new work. This small wall hanging is a combination of both. I found it in a box of partially finished cloth works I started years ago. I decided to finish it in the evenings, sewing as I listened to the amazing and wonderful stories on Moth Radio online. I turned… Continue reading Oh My!
I made this wall hanging in 2003 from synthetic felt. I sewed it entirely by hand. The design of the appliqué arose from my love of masks.