Category Archives: stitch

Coptic Bookbinding at Straw Hat Press

This Sunday I will be teaching a one-day workshop on how to bind a coptic stitch book. Sign up today at strawhatpress.com to reserve your spot and learn how to make your very own book. You can even bring along … Continue reading

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Stitching Posts

As a companion practice to the Post/Cards, I am also making large-scale sewn renditions of  telephone poles in my neighborhood. The slowness of sewing parallels the slow accumulation of staples and nails on the surface of the posts. Here are … Continue reading

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Shared Time

Last Saturday Young Blood Gallery & Boutique hosted a public sewing circle as part of Jes Schrom’s Secrets of Atlanta project. Jes provided a basket full of vintage handkerchiefs with hand-written transcriptions of secrets collected in specially-made ballot boxes around … Continue reading

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Remnant to Map

This week I will be dropping off work to show in the Spruill Gallery’s Emerging Artists 2011 exhibit opening August 4th. Here is a brand-new stitched piece, made on a remnant from one of my mother’s dresses. The piece, composed as a … Continue reading

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Pinning Flowers

My Haystack iron is getting a floral inundation: lots and lots of hand-stitched fabric flowers pinned (and later sewn) to the surface. The halo around the iron (appliqueing the stitch-drawing to the satiny fabric) made it look like a holy … Continue reading

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New Work

New prints, the copper plate, and new embroidery projects

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