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Wednesday, January 5, 2011

An older design that needs to be finished ...

I had a pleasant comment from an old stitching friend, Chris, and it reminded me of a piece I am designing that has been put on the back burner for a while.  She remembered it because of the bullion stitches.  I thought I'd post a picture of it so you can see what she remembered ...  The hair is done in bullion stitches using a very small needle so there are a lot of "curls".  I am toying around with a name -- since it is based on Pennsylvania German Fraktur, I thought I'd call it a "Fraktured Huswif" (just kidding).  I haven't really settled on a name yet.

As you can see by the date (2006) it has been quite a while since I've worked on this design.  It is going to be a huswif, with accompanying smalls and a beautiful tiger maple, minature blanket chest to hold it all in.

I'll post update pictures as I continue with this design and others I am working on.  Thanks again, Chris, for reminding me of this long neglected design.



  1. Oh I remember that piece..........fantastic!!! The bullion stitches for the hair are simply amazing. I'm glad you're working on her again and look forward to more pics.

  2. Hi Theresa,
    Love the blog - congradulations! As always, seeing your work is such an inspiration. Look forward to future blogs,