Stitch Meditation, Slow Stitch and Hand Embroidery
Welcome to my Page dedicated to Stitch Meditation, Slow Stitching and Hand Embroidery! I have become fascinated and inspired by the movements of Stitch Meditation and Slow Stitching lately (see photo of Roots of Grace on the HOME page). So I decided that I wanted a place where I could not only share some of the links with others but a place to gather all the links for easy access and future reference. I hope you enjoy the links and that they inspire you as they do me each and every time I view them! Enjoy!
Recycled linens stitched with cotton and wool threads.
Tea dyed cotton, leaf stamping, fabric paint, threads. FUN! Inspired by Linda McLaughlin's WEEKLY LEAF. See below for examples and link.
One day Liz Kettle posted a video on her Facebook Page that said "LEARN ABOUT MY STITCH MEDITATION AND HOW YOU CAN JOIN THE MOVEMENT." I totally fell in love with the idea of stitching with nothing planned out, no finished project in mind and with any materials you wanted to use including old fabric pieces, lace..anything. Watch and see what you think! CLICK on the photo to go to her Vimeo video. Enjoy!
To follow Liz on her STITCH JOURNEY please click on her site logo to the left. It will take you to her BLOG.
If you have this book Fabric Embellishment or even if you don't Liz offer a FREE ONLINE BOOK STUDY here at her site. Click on the photo above. You will need to sign up. It's FREE as far as I know. I am going to try it. Tell me if you do!
What is the Slow Stitching Movement ?
The Slow Stitching Movement, launched by Mark Lipinski, is described very well in the above photo from the Slow Stitching website. Please click on photo above to go directly to the site.
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PODCASTS (AUDIOS) TO ENJOY This is the place to download Slow Stitching's Podcasts so you can be inspired no matter where you may go. Click on the logo to the left and then just click on the the title of the Podcast (it will play within your browser).
The Slow Stitching Movement also has a Facebook page. You can follow along! Click on photo to the right to go directly to the page.
Thank you to Mark Lipinski for launching The Slow Stitch Movement and please know our thought and prayers are with you during your struggle with health issues. Be well!
Some of My Favorite Books So Far...
Fascinating book! Check out Claire's website for so much more.
CLICK on the photo of her book above.
Cas Holmes is inspirational. Click on the book above to go to her website for more.
Elizabeth's book is full of so many different stitches that you can incorporate into your pieces. I am still looking for her site???
Lynn's book is very inspiring and she includes many ways to incorporate sewing into unique objects! CLICK ON PHOTO ABOVE to go to her website.
Some Wonderful Blogs/Websites
Claire Wellesley started a STITCH JOURNAL 5 years ago and write about it and much more on her site. She states...'No rules, no projected outcome. A record of days, but not a daily record.' YOu'll love exploring her site and seeing her work! CLICK ON THE PHOTO ABOVE TO GO DIRECTLY TO HER SITE.
Linda McLaughlin's Weekly Leaf Project Year 1 ( Also see Year 2 and 3)
I was inspired greatly by Linda McLaughlin's Weekly Leaf project and she has 3 years of them! Oh my! Click on either photo below to go to the first page of year 1. Have fun! It's addicting!
Thread Therapy with Marna Lunt
Marna Lunt of Thread Therapy has heaps and heaps of ideas and inspirational here on her blog. Take a look and get lost in her site. CLICK ON THE PHOTO ABOVE.
A fabulous video where Marna Lunt show us how she gets her inspiration and how she does some of her work! I love this video. CLICK on the photo to go directly to the video. Enjoy!
Kim started her 100 STITCHES blog and here is a list of the 100 different stitches she used! Thanks KIM. Check out all her blog posts!
CLICK photo above to go to the page.
Brooching the Subject by McAranak
Brooching the subject. McAnarak shows us how to make this tiny brooch. I can see doing this larger and slow stitching it! CLICK on photo to go to her page!
STITCH SAMPLER by Judy Martin and More!
Judy Martin shows us her STITCH SAMPLER and has some wise words. CLICK on photo!
Spirit Cloth- Jude Hill
Jude Hill haas a wonderful site with so much to see and FREE classes as well. She is truly in touch with the spirit of cloth. She also has many videos on YouTube that give you the sense and the inspiration you need to really get into stitching. I have followed her for a while and am always getting new ideas. CLICK HERE or on the photo above. You will get lost in her site!