Rose Hips and Umbels
8" x 10" 17" x 21" framed Umbel silhouettes with rose hips. This piece was displayed at the Circle Craft Christmas Market at the new Vancouver Convention Centre, West. 2010, and Crafthouse Granville Island 2013. SOLD Machine and hand embroidery, couching, appliqué, some metallic threads. www.chursinoff.com/kirsten/
Allium Flora journal cover design
coton a broder on appliquéd felt discs, with some stencilled designs in acrylic, on coarsely woven Indian cotton. Star stitch, French knots, some backstitching, cretan and something like plaited herringbone, only crappier. If this looks familiar, it's because I learned the Allium design from Janet Haigh's book, The Embroiderer's Floral. Handbound book no. 876 ___________________________ P.S. A big hug to everyone who viewed this pic...1,200+ views?! Wow! Thanks so much!
bead art: bead painting miniatures.
blossom tree side angle showing the texture of hand stitching, beading and couching. the large pink beads are made with polymer clay. i used a commercially prin