Category Archives: blackwork

Blueberry Pocket

This morning, I figured out how to email myself a picture of my partially-completed Blueberry Pocket from Periwinkle Promises. Unfortunately, the cell phone pictures are nowhere near as clear as those taken with my usual camera. On the up side, I told DH that this was my workaround, so he’ll now be bringing me my…

Cinders – plodding away

I’m slowly plodding away on Cinders. I don’t know why, but I’ve been procrastinating when it comes to stitching on this. There really isn’t that much left to be done, but it was 9:30 last night before I got to it, and then I only added the handle to the coal scuttle (a.k.a. “the bucket)….

Progress on Cinders

As you can see, I’ve been making good progress on Cinders. I’m looking forward to finishing the filling patterns so I can start the outlining. Right now, the blackwork sections all kind of blend together. I haven’t stitched the vest or the “coal scuttle”. (As an aside, in class I kept referring to this as…

Cinders, Day 2

After yesterday’s post, M&Co asked, What is the name of this class? Is this one of the fairy tale series? Please allow me to apologize for not stating this up front! Yes, this is one of Marion’s fairy tale designs. It is Cinders, dressed in rags before her transformation. There is a partner design, Cinderella,…

Cinders, Day 1

Direct from a hotel in Corning, NY, I present the pathetically minute amount of stitching from my class today! That’s right, folks, I stitched a whopping three stones of the archway and a little bit of the hearth between the broom and Cinderella. Oh, and a doodle in the corner. This class is turning out…

Goldwork Heart II – background is done!

Over two months ago, I started the background on my Goldwork Heart II (a retired ANG GCC from Michele Roberts). Because I had been doing so much double-running work on a recent finish, I decided to try a different type of blackwork background, done all in running stitch. See my previous posts about this background…