Worked on this a little more tonight. ^^ Just did the branch. Feeling a little nervous about starting the bird, but I'll get to it eventually! 😅

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So I *did* end up redrawing the guidelines. I'm glad I did, I'm much happier with it now. Here's where I am after a couple days' work.

The hard parts are yet to come... :da_sweat:

:chickadee:

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I need a much better way of organizing my loose threads when I'm in the middle of a project...

@fiberarts folks, any ideas? 😅

Finished this one! Trying out some of the floral motifs Emillie Ferris uses in her book "Paint with Thread", even though I drew the pattern myself the designs are all hers.

I really enjoyed this one. :D It's in a 4" diameter hoop, and most of it was stitched with a single thread. I really enjoyed working so intricately. I'd love to do more! :needle: :da_love:

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My wonderful sister bought me the step-by-step embroidery book "Paint with Thread" by Emillie Ferris. It's absolutely gorgeous, just a lovely little book. I wanted to do some embroidery but didn't want to do anything too complicated, so I tried recreating a few of the floral motifs she uses in her patterns.

It's a WIP, obviously, but I •love• working with one thread. The teeny details are my favourite. :da_love:

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Aaaaand here's another quick embroidery I whipped up last night. :needle:

Once again, there are things I wish I'd done differently, and things that didn't look as nice as I'd hoped, but it was fun to do nonetheless. :da_grin:

It's the "Hanging Plant" pattern from here: kirikipress.com/pages/samplers

Okay, here's one you can all reblog if you want. :da_sweat:

My finished strawberry! Using stitches that were new to me: Trellis stitches, raised-leaf stitches, couched outlines, and woven picots (both attached and detached).

A fun exercise/experiment! :needle:

Embroidery, swear word 

So here's that finished embroidery project I was working on this weekend. :da_sweat:

Yes, we're huge nerds.

A gift for a friend of mine. I'm pretty pleased with how it turned out, with the exception of the too -thick border around the die. Now I just have to frame it and get it to him...

(Pattern: etsy.com/ca/listing/627898187/ )

I made a thing tonight! :da_grin:

Had a hankerin' to do some embroiderin', so I looked up some designs for inspiration and made this little thing.

I used this image for reference: reddit.com/r/Embroidery/commen

So yeah, it was just for practice. Had fun! Tension was an issue with that gold thread, though… XD

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I knit a toe!! :da_la: Using German Short Rows no less!! I'm so excited, this is the first 3D thing I've ever made, here's hoping I don't screw it up from here. X) :knitting:

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Both soles finished!! Just have to wait for my new crochet hooks to arrive... Arrrrrggghhh, why does international shipping have to take so long 😤

:knitting: :ball_of_yarn: :needle:

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It's looking much better this time! And even more amazing: all the numbers match up with the pattern! Huzzah! :da_w00t:

Unfortunately, I can't find my one crochet hook in the right size to continue the border, so I'll have to wait until my next order comes in. X) I'm looking forward to working more on these slippers! 😁

Maybe I can work on the sole of the other slipper in the mean time... :da_plot: :knitting:

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Gonna have to frog it and start again. X) I ran into some trouble on the sole and had to backtrack a couple rows, but I must've messed that up too (in addition to screwing up the double knit fabric somehow). The number of rows/stitches I should have don't match up to the pattern. :(

Time to start again! 😭😤😅 :ball_of_yarn:

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Getting started on a new knitting project…

We'll see how far I get on this one. X) It's the Modern Mocs pattern from BekahKnits.com (bekahknits.com/modern-mocs.htm) with KnitPick's Wool of the Andes bulky yarn.

:knitting:

I might do some streaming of some tonight. Let's say at 8pm PST (an hour and 15 minutes from now), at: picarto.tv/rheallart Y'all can hang out and watch me do some more embroidery. :)

There won't be a mic set up, and I'll likely be watching some TV shows while I do it, so there'll be no audio at all. Bring your own music/shows and chill with me! ☺️

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