In my last post I mentioned that I had been painting colour swatches to form my colour palette. I painted several pages of each colour that I mixed so that I could make some collages with these colours. I used two of my drawings of stucco and plasterwork for the design of the collages, one of which was rearranged using Photoshop because the original drawing is much larger.
On Wednesday I managed to get my hands on some Linblomman threads from A Yarn Story in Bath before they all sold out. I had originally wanted to buy a box of them but they have been so popular recently that all the boxes had sold out. However they did still have some to buy individually, so I picked a couple of colours. The threads are made from flax grown in Sweden in the 1960s and they had remained hidden in a stockroom for decades. I don't yet have a particular project in mind for these, I just like to collect threads and fabrics for embroidery to save for the perfect project.
The Perpetual Maker - Hannah Mansfield
Welcome to The Perpetual Maker blog, I am an embroidery designer specialising in hand embroidery for fashion. I hope you enjoy reading the blog and I'd love to hear from you in the comments.