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