I just visited your blog to see the images.It looks like soof / Phulkari to me.Since both the embroideries share many similarities than differences it's difficult unless we see close-ups of all the elements.I'd be able to…"
"It does sound like you're pulling it too tightly. That can make holes and puckers.
Are you using a hoop or frame when you stitch, or stitching in hand? Tension can be more difficult if you are stitching without a frame, and makes it easier to…"
A bit from my grandmother and mother- but I wasn't a very good student. Then after they had both passed on, I started teaching myself when I was in University.
Is there anything else you'd like other members of Stitchin' Fingers to know about you? Please feel free to tell us a little bit about yourself by way of introduction.
I'm a needlework designer, currently mostly in cross stitch, but working on a line of other needlework types as well! I love to teach embroidery - especially to kids, who I am always surprised are so interested!
Thanks for the Art Deco links. I had completely forgotten about Erte - love his work.
By the way - how is your block going from Sharon's cq class? I haven't been able to work at mine for the past week, but hope to get back at it soon.