Saturday, April 4, 2020

Community Stitch Challenge - Week 1

Week 1 - U.K textile artist Sue Stone.

Sue creates her own textile art using just a handful of traditional hand stitches in combination with some simple mixed media.
She says "You don't need fancy tools or materials, just some fabric, threads and a needle. And it doesn't matter if your'e a complete beginner or an existing embroiderer, just have fun stitching."

Start with an 8" square of linen or cotton, divide into 4 equal squares of 3" x 3".
Choose a simple stitch and randomly fill the spaces.
I chose a running stitch, finding it very relaxing to sit quietly stitching. It doesn't have to be even, perfect or balanced stitches. I have found doing my Stitch Meditations over the previous years have helped. 


4 comments:

  1. Interesting. What will you be using this with or made into

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  2. Great start! You did four interesting corners, each of which could be expanded on to make other works based on the concept.

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  3. Great start to the challenge. Social distancing in stitches.

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