Stitched Up – Folksy Friday

I’ve been seeing a lot of really interesting embroidery lately. It’s something I’d love to be good at but I’m not sure I’ve got the patience for it. Anyway I thought I’d investigate ’embroidery’ at Folksy… WOW – what a lot of intriguing work there is – here are a few of my favourites so far…

Portrait Brooch

Portrait & Drawing

Freehand Portrait

Fox Brooch

Flock Brooch

Owl Kit Brooch

  1. Portrait Brooch – hand painted, embroidered and embellished – Miss Susan
  2. Pencil drawing printed onto fabric & then embroidered by hand – Gentry Illustration
  3. Freehand machine embroidered portrait from your own photograph – Fruit Juce
  4. Mr Fox brooch, Each calico creature has it’s features ‘sketched’ in stitch by hand – Murgatroyd & Bean
  5. Flock Brooch – Layers of naturally dyed fabric embroidered upon with freehand machine embroidery – Yarn Soup
  6. Owl Kit brooch – a design sheet is included in the kit – Wollies

All of these intricate pieces of work  deserve a much closer look – just click the pic or shop name to visit & view. Thank you for looking and have a good Friday – all comments welcome of course!



3 Responses to “Stitched Up – Folksy Friday”

  1. 1 Alison 30/04/2010 at 9:26 am

    Lovely selection of embroidered items. Thank you for including my freehand embroidered portrait.


  2. 2 Olly 30/04/2010 at 3:38 pm

    Thank you for including my owl! He’s hooting away merrily on my windowsill. Can’t make him stop!! Xx

  3. 3 Wellydogdesigns 30/04/2010 at 8:31 pm

    Wow great stuff loved your choices

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