English Mom at Home

This is the lovely embroidered card my Mom sent to me and Phil this Easter. Having originally intended just to make the one she decided to make them for all our close family so ended up making five!

Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Embroidered Tiger-Striped Bikini

I’ve finally completed the embroidered Lum that I’ve been working on. Yippee! I used backstitch for the black outline. For the coloured areas I used a mixture of stitch types (and admittedly wasn’t too precise) including long and short stitch and fishbone stitch. I used a blackwork filling pattern called Holbein …

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Moominpappa embroidery

While we’re on the subject of the Moomins, here is a embroidered Moominpappa. It’s based on an image of Moominpappa conducting – so my version is holding a baton.  

Embroidered Moomintroll

As part of my project to make handmade Christmas gifts for friends and family this year, I embroidered two little Moomintrolls for my two closest friends. Luckily for me we weren’t able to meet up before Christmas which gave me time to get them finished. The image is based on one of Tove Jansson’s …

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