Making more stumpwork..

..portraits 


One more portrait for my collection. I am enjoying at the moment, exploring more of the new found embroidery technique. Thanks again for http://queeniepatch.blogspot.com for the well explained tutorial.



Crochet sunflower coasters...


I made these for my tea group exchange. After making the flower, I added a felt backing to make it sturdy. If you are interested in making a sunflower you can get the free pattern here. http://www.crochetforyoublog.com/


still working on both kantha quilt and the crochet project. It will be a long time when I finally get to finish it.



My friend's neighbour had a yard sale last weekend. I only got to it as they were closing. There were only few things left, one was, this tea set. It was marked for $3. But the lady gave it for me free. She said it belonged to her mum. It is quite dainty. I was quite curious to know where it was made, unfortunately it does not say.



While on my recent walks around the neighbourhood and bit further, came upon this crochet book which was tossed tobe picked up by garbage/recycling day with other items. I am thrilled I rescued it. There are 20 fun afghans patterns to try.




Thank you for stopping by,

till next time,

Gaia




Learning stumpwork work


Portraits...

I followed a great tutorial by queeniepatch.blogspot.com  
She has done amazing portraits, which you can see on her blog. 

first attempt:  eyes look bit squinty and brows are uneven. And, I did not add any extra details to her.


for the second one I tried to make lady wearing a saree. I could not get the eye lashes long, and the nose is bit puckered too.


I am happy with my third lady. Her hair is inspired by Mrs.Slocombe's character from 1970 s British sitcom " Are you being served?" She used to wear different hair colour every day to work (almost) and big fancy earrings.



adding colours to Catherine wheel...





Thank you for stopping by,
till next time,
Gaia




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