March TSNEM – Watercolor Tinted Embroidery

Yes, I'm aware that March has passed but let's not talk about that. The March theme for TSNEM (try something new every month, read more about it here. was painting. This was a difficult one for me to come up with a project for because I've done tried to many painting techniques in art classes throughout the years. You can see some of them here where I showed off illustration projects I've done. I decided to try out using watercolor paint to add color to an embroidery. I was Googling around for tips and the first thing I came across was a post from my friend ... Read More

Experimental Cross Stitching – Paper

So my obsession with cross stitching on different surfaces continues, this time with watercolor paper. I got the idea from the amazing Olisa Corcoran, who was actually the one who wrote the Mr. X Stitch post that featured my periodic table cross stitch. She has done some incredible embroideries on brightly saturated watercolor paintings and she inspired me to try some cross stitching. I was just working with some of Evie's Crayola watercolors and didn't get the same vibrancy as Olisa's pieces, but I think it turned out cute. The paper is a lot easier to punch holes in ... Read More