Tag: machine embroidery

New Embroidery

This is my latest embroidery, mounted on a canvas.  It’s called “The Wet Season” and was free motion embroidered with lots of different and delicious threads onto a piece of sun-painted fabric, I think also with some salt thrown on (it’s been in the cupboard for a while!)  Anyway, it…

Wildflowers

Here is a little machine embroidery that I recently finished. I enjoyed this one, using very different colours than in the past. I decided to use a piece of fabric that I had painted previously that was at the time a complete dud. I painted over it afresh and found…

Summer Field

I’ve been working fairly small lately, and my latest work has been getting even smaller. This little piece is only 20cm x 25cm. I’ve also been doing work with not a bird in sight!! Lots of flowers, though. Here is a piece called “Summer Field” and it’s an embroidery over…

Flowers for the Lady

For my latest birds, I decided to do the colourful Major Mitchell Cockatoos, also known as pink cockatoos. They don’t come native to my part of Australia, but they can be kept caged as pets, so I have seen them in real life. I wanted a nice fun vibrant piece,…

Success at the Exhibition

Yes, I sold a piece in the exhibition!! Woohoo, first textile sale..Ripper Rita.. I must be a fully fledged artiste now!! And what did I sell, I hear you all ask…. this little piece, called “At the end of the Day” a machine embroidery over canvas. I do hope the…