Hand Embroidery

Hers my latest makes.


These are my first tries at doing hand embroidery. I’ve really enjoyed it and I find it so relaxing.

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2 responses to “Hand Embroidery”

    • Hi Jan.
      The way I create my images is just through copying a photo I like. Sketch the outline of the flamingo and build up the colours as I go. I’ve purchased tons of silks from china from amazon which are a mixture of alsorts of colours – then if I need a certain colour i don’t have – i will separate the threads and mix the colours to make the shade I need. EG. to make darker i’d add another darker strand or add a light strand etc…. I used my tablet to put the image next to my embroidery so i could colour match.
      Its like doing a painting but you can undo bits if you go wrong.


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