Wednesday, December 02, 2009

eye and hand inspiration


I have been inspired to cover cloth with hand stitch by images collected in books written by Sheila Paine. These photos of embroidered necklines are from her books aboutt textiles from Afghanistan, India and Pakistan and North Africa.

3 comments:

La Dolce Vita said...

I only do hand stitching so these are very inspiring, thank you!

arlee said...

Thanks for sharing those Judy! Those are amazing works of art, and i wish i had kept things like that from the 70's......

jude said...

oh i have all her books, amazing.