Category: Embroidery

Linda Repasky

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Well, how about customizing it with a little embroidery? AGOSIN, M., 2014. (ed) Stitching Resistance: Women, Creativity, and Fiber Arts. Chicago, IL 60638 FAE: 773-586-2772 - RSC: 773-586-2030 Fax: 773-586-2783 E. A Stitch and A Prayer: Vicki Schofield, designer and owner of A Stitch and a Prayer, is dedicated to creating interesting and challenging designs that feature Christian and family themes. The history of the textile trade in Switzerland is one of success and crisis, of a glamorous world with a shady side.

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Kumiko Nakayama-Geraerts

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Little Stitches by Debbie Lofgren designs and sells country, primitive designs of dolls, quilts, pillows, and stitcheries. The magazine was run by John Tillotson, Jr until it was sold in 1996 to KC Publishing, Inc. and is now Decorative Artist’s Workbook which is only for tole painters. Applique is also used to decorate the enveloped bag, the jild that holds all the items made and collected for the dowry. Fabrics, specialty threads, beads and more for cross-stitch.

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So ½ /1½ is as shown in figure 3, as is ½/2 ½ and ½ / ½. (c) Closed loops are written as 0/1, 0/2, and 0/3 (fig. 4). Click on the catalog link to view a larger picture and to order. Cross-Stitch books and fabrics are always plentiful in the shop and again many titles and colors that we may not have in stock, we are happy to order for you. Not that it’s expensive – in fact, it’s very reasonably priced – but it is one of those books that it isn’t possible to say that I need.

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Ellen Anne Eddy

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STITCH reserves the right to update and/or change the Terms of Use and other guidelines or rules posted on the Site from time to time at its sole discretion. They are very subtly coloured, though, and worth seeking out. We have a large selection of imported yarns from Sirdar, Tahki, Classic Elite, Fiesta, Lane Borgosesia, Euro, Unger and more. The Akshida is famous here and it has embroidery work throughout the whole surface like the Bagh. This was not supported by the data emerging from the interviews which indicated multiple, complex, subtle connections between makers, with unexpected similarities and differences.

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When I’m out and about I’m usually in a hurry so I rely on photos and notes. Therefore in 2012 Textile Art in Belfast realigned with the rest of textiles, in ‘Textile Art, Design and Fashion’. Helen McAllister knows that ‘people touch the shoes, it wouldn’t matter how many signs you put on them’ she thinks this is because ‘people don’t know what they are looking at, they don’t know if it is hard or soft, so to understand what they are looking at they need to touch it.’ Touch ‘is a very informing thing.’ McAllister had a shoe on exhibition at the RDS, it was screwed onto a plinth and a lady tried to ‘rip it off.’ When stopped by the gallery attendant the lady said ‘but I need to know what the bottom is made of’ - she felt she had a ‘right to know.’ In a previous installation McAllister had piled the shoe forms up in a corner and ‘grown women’ were picking shoes off the installation ‘putting them on their hands and playing with them on the floor, going ‘oh, I’d love a pair of these’ re-enacting ‘childhood memories and dressing up.’ In other exhibitions where the work was ‘on pedestals’ people ‘reverted to whispering and looking’ so McAllister has used the ‘sensory’ power of the shoe form since then to manipulate the audience response, Figures 7.3 and 7.4. 16 Frankie Creith says her piece, Red Shoes, Red Carpet, Figure 7.5, ‘gets touched a lot’ and she doesn’t ‘mind people touching it’ because she herself was attracted to textiles as a medium because of ‘the whole tactile element.

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Most designs were created by Kathy’s Cross Stitch Creations. Counted cross-stitch design/charting software for the hobbyist, professional, and machine embroidery enthusiast. ... Phulkaris and baghs came to be embroidered in a stunning range of exquisite designs. NeedleGraphics also stock a fast range of baby products, bags, sewing baskets, storage boxes, beading & jewelry, buttons, canvas, linen, Aida cloth, cottons (DMC, Anchor, Appletons etc.), tapestry wool, DMC cross-stitch kits, lap frames, hoops, paint (Gallery Glass, Apple Barrel), Plaid mod podge, paper craft, patchwork & quilting, project frames, books, ribbons, binding, Velcro, tapestries, needlepoint products, craft tools, traced linen and much more

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Coats & Clark's Needlecrafts Center is your gateway to hundreds of free projects to knit, crochet, embroider, sew and quilt. Woodcraft is a traditional art of India as also of Madhya Pradesh. The RDS also offered prizes for ecclesiastic embroidery. She has devised a method of deconstructing salvaged and recycled papers, reconstructing them to form an open textured material. As Trouton found, the collective ability, that would allow The Linen Memorial to function as she intended in the public sphere, does not yet exist in Northern Ireland.

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Kimball Young

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The quality still seems to be the very best.’ However they didn’t see much evidence of linen production and there is no mention of embroidery, possibly because their remit was to look at design in the Republic of Ireland, and the linen industry and embroidery were very much associated with Northern Ireland. 52 The history of the organisation and the Country Shop is told in depth in the book, Deeds not Words: The life and work of Muriel Gahan, by Geraldine Mitchell (1997) 53 The name National Handcraft Competition was changed to National Competition for the Encouragement of Applied Art on the suggestion of the director of the National Gallery of Ireland, who considered ‘Handcraft’ to be ‘less dignified.’ ‘Design and Craftsmanship’ was another suggestion.

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Shuji Tamura

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Adamson (2007) proposed that ‘an object that simply is supplemental, material, skilled, pastoral, and amateur’ does not require critical analysis.’ 73 In this study the crafted object was not subjected to analysis but the experiences and textile stories of the makers were - and in this all makers are equal. Rabaris in Northwest India migrated from the Thar desert in Rajasthan in search of good grazing lands, camel breeding and herding being their primary occupations.

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Jeanine Twigg

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The research would not have been possible without the enthusiasm and support of all those I met and spoke to in textile guilds, classes and groups both North and South. Lycia Trouton worked on new linen handkerchiefs for the Linen Memorial so they did not carry the actual stains of human experience, which is why she incorporated flaws with human hair (see Figure 3.21). I …………………………………………….., hereby give Karen Nickell the right to use the transcript of this recorded interview and photographs taken or provided, for educational and research purposes and for publication as a PhD thesis and dissemination through the British Library electronic thesis on-line service (EThOS).

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