Tuesday, December 14, 2010


i've been stitching on pieces of muslin that i've used for cleaning paint brushes and blending stumps... washed them and then soaked them in walnut ink water before i started stitching. i've got quite a stack of them, and i don't know what i'm gonna do with them once they're done...

i bought this book last week at barnes and noble. wow. what a fantastic book... i've never given making silk flowers a second thought, but the idea of making them from recycled sari silk totally sends me!

i'm also waiting for jude to make the 'cloth to cloth' videos available. soon, i think...



  1. oh yum lynne... this is so cool, love the rich colors, and the running stich... AND Judes work too...

  2. i love these ... i cannot wait to start stitching again..soon.

  3. It is so much fun to see what you are up to!

  4. Ha! We are on the same track! I have stacks of washed and ironed muslin covered with paint from cleaning my brushes, too, just waiting patiently for me to embellish them. I LOVE what you are doing - and isn't Jude fabulous!!!

    Sending you much love and many hugs this holiday season, dear Lynne. I hope you make many happy memories.

  5. I'm wild about your stitchery pieces. Perfect imperfection. Random and tactile. They speak to me.

    xoxo Kim

  6. Loving the stitching - loving the paintings.. just looked at your tutorial on muslin journal pages! Thanks for sharing. I have added your blog to my favourites...

  7. It must be the time of year to be stitching.
    Your is wonderful. What will you do with them?

  8. I was just thinking of your stichings on the morning walk today. So glad to get to have a look as these. Love the idea of using your paint rag muslins.

  9. it's so peaceful to stitch...

    and the silk must feel wonderful

  10. I'm a new visitor to your blog and it was lovely to see your beautiful silk textiles today. I love bright sari fabrics too!
    I will surely visit here again and I will now follow you!
    Many blessings for Christmas!
    Jo May. :-)

  11. These pieces are so lovely and inspiring. For someone who doesn't sew except for replacing buttons or mending a pocket or hem, these beautiful stitches on muslin are proof that one can find satisfaction in any size and material if one's heart is in it. Thank you so much!! :)

  12. oh Lynne, these pieces are more beautiful than ever! roxanne


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