Laurel
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  • Madison, VA
  • United States
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Quality photos of stitched pieces.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Toos van Sluijs-Huisman Aug 21, 2012. 9 Replies

So here's a question - I see so many posted photos that show wonderful detail, and I keep trying but I can't seem to match them with my own photography efforts, despite trying to use two different…Continue

 

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What type of textile arts are you interested in?
surface embroidery, needle arts
What's your favorite type of needlework?
mother, self taught, Embroiderers Guild of America, local classes.
Please feel free to tell us a little bit about yourself by way of introduction.
For creative expression, I love the mix of control and randomness, detail and depth, pace and technique, that needle arts allows me to fabricate an image.

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At 16:17 on August 19, 2013, Jeannette Luther said…

Thank you very much Laurel for your kind comment on my Windy October.  I loved all the colours too especially the leaves.

At 6:56 on July 13, 2013, Elaine Wilding said…

Glad to have you as a stitching friend Laurel. Can't wait to see more of you work. It is all just lovely. I feel as if we are already friends as well. You have a wonderful week end and find some time to stitch. Oh and enjoy those beautiful  flowers. They always smell so sweet. Hugs Elaine

At 20:48 on July 9, 2013, Elaine Wilding said…

Hi Laurel, Catherine put up a web sight with some wonderful silk ribbon. I ordered some solid colors on Amazon.com. Look back at my silk flowers again and Catherine has put the link there all you have to do is click on it. I hope this helps Happy Stitching.

 

At 18:30 on June 16, 2013, Anna Scott said…

Hi Laurel, thank you for your lovely comments. Yes, I do most of my own design work. I am terrible at following instructions - always have to change something. Having said that I do read a lot of instructions and pick up new ideas and ways of doing things that way. 

Happy stitching,

Anna x

At 11:13 on June 12, 2013, Ann Johnson said…

Hi Laurel,

I loved that little blue flower, and yes, it will be part of a larger piece - actually Hungarian embroidery motifs around the hem of a plain pink purchased dress.  I finished and washed it yesterday, and despite testing the threads for bleeding before using, one of them bled.  Boo Hoo!  It's just a little bit, but I worked so long and hard on it.  Pics after I've pressed it.

At 14:15 on January 3, 2013, Judy said…

Hello Laurel. I agree having a wool felting base for stitching is lovely.  I look forward to seeing more of your art. Hugs Judy

At 17:53 on January 2, 2013, Salley Mavor said…

Please let me know when you visit the Cape next and we'll set up a time to get together in my studio.

At 17:32 on January 1, 2013, Salley Mavor said…

Hi Laurel! It's very helpful that we both kept our maiden names in making connections from long ago. And yes, things are great here in Falmouth, although quite cold this week. Virginia must be a nice change for you. I'm glad to see that you are exploring stitching! Were you in Nancy Chute's 4H sewing class?

At 5:24 on October 10, 2012, OwlBe said…

Feeling close to your Mother, Cousin and GrandMother while your stitching is not strange at all! It reflects in your work as I have had a smile on my face the whole time looking at your wall. I find myself saying to you that we're so proud of you and this is where you belong!

Thank you for sharing your sunshine!

At 16:42 on September 24, 2012, Lydia Stevenson said…

excuse the typo's I'm dyslexic... :(

 
 
 

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