Stitch Meditation – Day 25 and 26

Falling into the rhythm of hand stitching, using the stitches that are most comfortable … automatic. The running stitch — my fallback.

Hand dyed cotton, hand dyed linen, cotton thread

That is how the meditations were begun. But, both pieces called for the addition of more, a fly stich and cross stitch emphasizing the beauty of the cloth.

Five inch square of upcycled beige silk stitched together with pink hand dyed silk
Repurposed silk, hand dyed silk, perle cotton

Stitch Resources

  • Book chapter: “Industries: Silk-weaving.” A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 2, General; Ashford, East Bedfont With Hatton, Feltham, Hampton With Hampton Wick, Hanworth, Laleham, Littleton. Ed. William Page. London: Victoria County History, 1911. 132-137. British History Online.
  • Website: The Silk Association of Great Britain

Using the finest scraps of fabric and creating – One stitch at a time!