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working into the heart of the matter

Today’s Full Moon in Capricorn made me roll up my sleeves and get back to to work, looking hard at each page making sure “ 222 more words

It's Crow Time

Foundation Piecing or the Mondo/Midi Bag

Lately I have taken an interest in foundation piecing.  For those who don’t know, foundation piecing is sewing fabrics onto a template that is made from cloth, interfacing, or paper.  270 more words

Fabric

Microsoft's new code changes the balance in the Internet of things standards war

Microsoft has submitted code to the AllSeen Alliance that will make it easier to connect devices on older networks to the Internet of things. The code will become part of the AllSeen Alliances’ efforts to make Qualcomm’s AllJoyn standard the go-to option for device makers trying to get their connected gadgets to talk to one another. 416 more words

Tech

Bee Happy Book

This morning I snipped and stitched Martine’s Bee Happy cloth into the covers for a vintage Chinese accordion book, it’ll be interesting to see what… 61 more words

It's Crow Time

Desert Solitude

A delightful – if dense – exploration of stitches, this piece pays homage to my boyfriend’s spiritual home in Moab, Utah. The finished hoop is 6″.

Embroidery

Interrobang

What an incredible punctuation mark! Don’t you think it’s the best?! Or at least very, very useful?

Embroidery

Spun Stories

In this series, I hoped to pay homage to the historical entanglement of women and textiles while also exploring the rich diversity of this heritage. Although the three women depicted are all tightly connected to thread in the Greek myths from which they are drawn, they nonetheless have very different relationships to it. 104 more words

Embroidery