One thing I really enjoy doing is embroidery. Everytime I work on an embroidered piece, I get into this trance-like state where I’m totally relaxed. I have this huge embroidery handbook that’s my bible for stitching which I use very often when I’m working on my projects, but I also like to improvise and come up with my own stitches.
I’m currently working on some personalized rag doll brooches for a customer. At first I was a bit hesitant because I had been so focused on crochet that I hadn’t done embroidery in a while, but it was like riding a bike. The stitches came happily back to memory! Here’s are some peeks on my progress:
I’ll be posting some more pics of these brooches once they’re finished. I’m thinking of making a special post with some basic how-tos on needlework, so if you’re interested in trying out embroidery, stay tuned! Sue