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Peach tunic with kalamkari salwar

Many days this salwar fabric was lying on my closet without any design ideas. This fabric is kalamkari block printed cotton.

A plain peach mercerized cotton fabric matched with the paisley outlines. 107 more words


Saving The Butterflies

This project has been lying around The Boudoir for quite a while now. I think I’ve started it more than ten years ago, stitched the first ten butterflies and a bit of #11 and left it. 231 more words


How to: Frame your embroidery

Framing your own cross stitch and embroidery projects not only saves you a lot of money, but also means you’re totally in control of the creative process and can add your personality to the finishing touches as well as the design itself. 970 more words

Cross Stitch

TAST 2014 stitches by number Rice and Boss stitch

No. 108  Rice Stitch

2mm silk ribbon with bugle beads for the Rice stitches.

Blue perle 5  below.

Sorry, though I took lots of photos none are good.  66 more words


Kantha SaL

I am still working both my hand traced Kantha pattern and the one I printed.  It is all good practise.                The top photo is the traced one.  133 more words



Colorado is supposedly home to dragonflies, but I guess I’m hanging out in the wrong places because I don’t see them nearly as often as I’d like. 17 more words

busy bee!

It has been a while since I wrote a a blog post. Such a busy and fun few weeks at uni with the final collection coming along well. 51 more words