NEEDLEPOINT

My needlepoint journey begins today.  If you would like to read my first post about this project you can do so here.  There are a total of 36 squares, each measuring approximately 1 1/4 inches.  Four of the squares in the center are stitched the same while the other 32 are all different!  I dyed…

STITCHING

  I just love it when someone posts a project that uses my threads – so exciting to see what others do!  Jenny is a friend I’ve met through blogging.  She also just happened to stitch these lovelies with some threads I had sent her.  She then made them into hardanger ornaments for Christmas. This is…

RAINFOREST CRUNCH

I’ve mentioned before that I belong to a stitching group locally.  Last year one of the ladies showed us a project she had stitched on canvas using a wide variety of left over wools.  The following month she demonstrated how to complete the stitch which was my first real introduction to needlepoint.  At that point…

PURPLE PERLE COTTON

I would like to welcome all my followers, previous and new AND thank you to all the visitors I’ve seen over the last week.  I did manage to visit ALL of the 500 or so blogs participating in the Grow Your Blog Event and not surprisingly my following list has grown!  Beautiful blogs and wonderful…

Grow Your Blog

I would like to welcome those of you who are visiting for the first time participating in Vicki’s “Grow Your Blog Event“.  I started blogging in 2009 and this is my brand new website/blog launched about a week ago.   My name is Lorraine and I am a textile/mixed media artist.  I painted for many…

Colour Complements

Welcome to my new website ! I have pondered the move from Blogger to WordPress for the last year and decided late in 2013 that the time had come.  WordPress provides me with more flexibility in customization and future growth options.  With my new look comes a new name – Colour Complements!  I agonized over changing…