Archive for August, 2010

Carole’s Cabbage

I must say that thread painting a cabbage had never crossed my mind.  However, Carole had found a wonderful watercolour study of a cabbage by a Melbourne watercolour artist, Fiona McKinnon.  This is a birthday gift for her niece.  We decided to combine thread painting and stumpwork techniques to produce this wonderful piece.  You will […]

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Design Your Own Stumpwork

At Koala Conventions in Brisbane I bravely ran a ‘Design Your Own Stumpwork Class’.  I have to admit to some sleepless nights before the convention wondering how I would time the class so that no-one was sitting around waiting.  We had 7 in the class (a perfect number) and had 4 days to stitch and […]

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