Another Embroidery Project

Using stitch to create sketches – takes a bit more time than drawing but you can create some really different finishes You start by creating a sketch on tissue paper then pin to your fabric and using back stitch draw your outline.  When you’re happy that you have enough on the fabric to follow the pattern, tear off the tissue and you can start to … Continue reading Another Embroidery Project

Gustav Klimt

Born on this date in 1862, Gustav Klimt, an Austrian painter best known for his 1907 masterpiece The Kiss.  His work was considered highly erotic some pieces more risqué than others .  Whilst paintings like The Kiss are full of symbolic imagery (the couple are wrapped in a glistening gold tapestry – the side covering the guy decorated with erect rectangles and the woman covered … Continue reading Gustav Klimt