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Sunday, June 01, 2014

Creative Machine Embroidery Magazine

Life is busy with two little boys, so it's nice to have a little something to talk about. My Meadowsweet piece made a small appearance in the May/June 2014 issue of Creative Machine Embroidery Magazine. Please ignore the typo. Unfortunately my name is misspelled!


Creative Machine Embroidery Magazine May/June 2014
My piece and short blurb (name misspelled)
Meadowsweet, 2010, Kirsten Chursinoff
In 2010 I wrote:
I tried something new with the Meadowsweet.  I made my usual background out of a hundred or so scrap pieces, but then I added colour with Jacquard Textile paints.  I painted after most of the stitching was complete. You can see the glowing effect around the blossoms.  I darkened the area just outside of the stitched blossoms.

French knots (in my loopy and loose way), appliqué, free-motion, couching.

The plant does have red stems, which are fun and rather vein-like.

5” x 6 ½"
12.5 x 16.5 cm

12" x 15" framed
30.5 x 38.5 cm framed