Posts Tagged ‘commission’

Pocket Square Proposal

June 15, 2012

This story is one of my favorites. A friend asked me to recreate in embroidery a love note he’d written for his girlfriend and left on the bathroom mirror late one night. He gave me a handkerchief, and I set to work. The resulting piece became part of his proposal to her. They are now […]

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Newborn Welcome

May 30, 2012

Upon the birth of my oldest friend’s daughter, she asked me to make something to commemorate the occasion. I looked through all of the online photos of her new daughter, and found one to use as inspiration for an embroidery. The base fabric is an antique lace. I think it may have been a pillow […]

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Amidst the Mists

April 30, 2012

Several years ago, my friend , Daniel Yuhas, and I traded artwork. He knits amazing animals. In fact, his book, “Knitting from the Center Out,” is now available for pre-order! Anyway, in exchange for a hand-knitted and stuffed octopus, I embroidered the below piece for him. He provided the quote. Congrats to Daniel on his […]

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