Friday, September 9, 2016

Hand Stitching Inspiration - Off the Wall Friday



I'm a little talked out this week - but I've been studying hand 

   stitching for texture's sake.      Its amazing how the mark 


                            of Hand is so unique and interesting!   Creating line

            with a needle & thread seams just that much more


  personal than just doing it with a pen.

                              Each stitch is like a little piece of yourself.   
(These pictures are from my inspirational folder and not my own work)

So What Have You Been Up to Creatively?

 

10 comments:

  1. It is remarkable how the stitches change a piece. Visit Julie: http://www.pinkdoxies.com/2016/09/vintage-slow-stitching.html You and she are at the same place. It must be the season.

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  2. Thank you for the inspiration! I've only recently discovered hand quilting and would like to use it more creatively in some projects.

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  3. there is just something about hand stitching that is comforting. What king of threads are you using? I want to reach out and touch :-)

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  4. Thanks for the link-up opportunity. I linked a post from June that I updated this week with an announcement of a completed book of photos created with Blurb's BookWright software. I have used the Blurb option in the past to publish tutorials from my how-to blog, Appleton Dance.

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  5. Love, love, love the hand stitching. Beautiful texture and lines ... and color!

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  6. Wow Nina Marie, these are fantastic! I am so intrigued by hand stitching for texture beauty --- even though I have had little success with it. My pictorial self seems to get in the way! thanks for inspiring me!

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  7. I too am so hooked on hand stitching..only problem when I go to do any freemotion quilting...it's like learning all over again! HA But I'll still keep with my hand embroidery/stab stitching...love this post!

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  8. Your hand stiching is wonderful I especially like the third one down.

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  9. So Sorry for the confusion!! I did not do these samples - they were ones I took pictures of or had in my inspirational folder. I took them out because I've been studying them for my next piece.

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