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Happy 4th of July! (Plus some random musings...)

Miss Dorito would like to wish everyone a very safe and happy 4th of July.  She is rockin’ her new patriotic dress.  She has a little bit of room, so she can grow into it.   222 more words

Machine Embroidery

embroidering in silk thread

I feel in love with silk along time ago when I worked in a fabric shop and it is my favourite fabric partly because it is so versatile and also because it comes in the most wonderful shades. 548 more words

Embroidery Projects


Let’s see how long it takes mom to realize I have changed the design of her website AGAIN. I have just not been happy with it. 8 more words

A real labour of love

As I move ever closer to my very first solo art exhibition I am trying very hard to ignore the nerves settling in my stomach.  I am letting the work guide me and within that the processes absorb me.   388 more words

Art Process

A little machine embroidery lesson...

I love drawing but always feel as though I should take up painting or go back to screen printing or something to bring my work to life and give it colour and depth. 708 more words


25 Hawaiian quilt blocks = a quilt top!

Do you think I’m just a little bit excited today?  I have the top of my Hawaiian quilt stitched together!

There were many Kodak moments while I wrestled this through the sewing machine.   120 more words


South Carolina Indigo

Indigo dyed Corchorus olitorius (Tossa jute) with openwork hand embroidery Lucille Junkere 2015

I have been studying and dyeing with indigo dye for over six years and through that connection became aware of one of the first women to be inducted into the South Carolina business hall of fame. 343 more words