Thursday, April 30, 2009

more embroidered cuckoos!

adorable, little tiny cuckoos, embroidered on cloth napkins!

spotted on the sweet blog Cider & Faun, Where Ada Likes to Wonder..., created by her friend Kathleen at The Little Nest.

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Stitchy McGee

I'm in the midst of creating a set of new embroidery and other work for a solo show at the starbucks where I work. I'm totally in the stitching fever!

To keep some suspense and for effect when it's all done, I'm not going to post work-in-progress photos (but am documenting my process and will post at the end).

Instead, here are some bits to titillate and tease:

I put together this handy chart to help with color planning and remembering

Sunday, April 26, 2009

cuckoo love

I love cuckoo clocks! I have a wall dedicated to cuckoo clocks and cuckoo themed crafts.

I designed and stitched this one for my friend Michelle, who loves cuckoos too, for her birthday; hence the M at the top and the time is actually her birth date.


cuckoo wall

I would love to have a plush cuckoo clock! Here are my two favorites:

By Heidi Kenney / My Paper Crane

By one of my most favorite crafty ladies,

By Diane Koss / Cuteseybutnotcutesy