Category Archives: Blackwork
Mystery Sampler folded and basted with the removed threads and waiting for hemstitching, which has since been completed. I most enjoyed the variety of stitches used in this sampler. Frequently samplers are mostly alphabets with lovely stitched ornamentation, which discourages … Continue reading
Sorry I missed my Thursday post. My husband and I celebrated our tenth anniversary with a weekend trip to Boston. I’ll share more on that soon, but for now I’ll be making up for it with extra posts this week. … Continue reading
Our daughter was born on schedule on the 24th and came home two days later. A sweet baby who has been a darling, but who also unfortunately spent an additional 10 days in the hospital shortly thereafter because of illness, is … Continue reading
In my last post I mentioned working on a birth sampler for my daughter which is based on the Seba designs SAL by Banu Dimerel (possibly 2011 or 2010 I forget which year it was originally offered-she has had several more … Continue reading
November’s favorite designer comes from Turkey and is an absolute sweetheart. Banu Demirel of Seba Designs specializes in blackwork in its modern colorful form. Her designs combine simple lines to create complex patterns, which is the essence of blackwork. Unlike traditional … Continue reading
A small project I could work on while there is a sleeping baby on my lap. Fall Samplings by The Nutmeg Needle.