Land Escapes Art Show

Saturday, March 24 from 6:00 to 9:00 is the opening of Land Escapes, a show I am doing with Abira Ali at SPACE – South Pasadena Art Center. The description of the show from the gallery’s website:
Land Escapes features the work of Los Angeles artists Abira Ali and Kathleen Coyle. Originally conceived by Joan Weinzettle [...]

textile show


sunday scarf

Started a while ago….December maybe, cutting through old sweaters and zig zagging them on the sewing machine…hmm, not enough for a scarf for me…must embellish!
Filet crochet added…yarn Knit Picks Shadows Lace and Eco Butterfly organic cotton
Embroidery done with various yarns, some from knitsquirrel etsy

embroidered teardrops

I’ve been embroidering a lot lately.
…for a show coming up in March at Space Gallery

someone is 6!

The big day was a couple of days ago but we’re still in birthday land…
he is expecting presents every day!

hand embroidery network

Interview with me…at the Hand Embroidery Network (HEN) blog!
here’s what I’m working on now….i hope to watch it grow….

embroidery workshop

This new embroidered piece is inspired by art deco textiles. It’s framed in an 8″ hoop to hang on the wall. Come and learn embroidery with me at a workshop I’ll be teaching Saturday, November 14 at Common Threads Studio in South Pasadena. Their exciting list of upcoming classes is here and their calendar is [...]

Stitch Work

Stitch Work is a small book (about 3 3/4″ x 4″), that I made as a sample for the embroidery class I’m teaching at the Wisdom Arts Lab.
The cover shows examples of back, blanket, stem, seed, chain, daisy and spider stitch…with some french knots too. Embroidery stitches have good, descriptive names.

The book is 8 pages [...]

needle work

A few months ago, Indygo Junction generously sent me some needle felting supplies. It’s a craft I’ve wanted to try but never had. As the saying goes, time flies, and it wasn’t until recently that I tried my hand at it. I wondered if it was a craft suitable for someone my child’s age, 5. [...]