Out Of Focus! :(

My mantra for 2019 is ‘focus’.  Focus on the main game, which is for me is visual art.  I’m battling though, mostly because I have ‘tennis elbow’ and a torn tendon of my dominant arm.

So once again needlework has been my primary creative outlet, this time because for some reason it hurts less than drawing or painting…

I have been attending a small painting group which has helped me to at least attempt a work in ink – a work in progress.

Here are some pics of my creations in the past month or so.  Next time there will be a work of art to show – there will, there will…

😀
Helen

For Maren Due On Australia Day

My great niece was due on Australia Day which explains my choice of colours! She was born in England more than a week late but healthy. 😊

 

Going With The Flow

I decided I needed an embroidery travel case.  I just started stitching on a remnant and did whatever came into my head.  I wish I could paint that way!

Then I decided I needed a lightweight travel wallet!  Made with scraps and a zip in my stash.

Boro Wallet -Front

Back

Inside

And a grandson wanted a blue t-shirt with a Paw Patrol Plane – what’s a Nana to do?!

Paw Patrol Aeroplane T-Shirt and Shorts – Handmade With Love

I made more items but you can have too much of a good thing, can’t you?!

😀

3 thoughts on “Out Of Focus! :(

  1. Roz Hill

    Hi Helen,
    Your embroidery is fabulous!
    It reminds me of Freeform Crochet. I have just written a book called ‘ Latch Hook Crochet for Beginners’ .
    I find it a successful way of teaching children, however I think it may also benefit those who are older and have difficulty with fine motor control.
    I would love to find out if this is the case. Please let me know if you are interested.
    4321roz@gmail.com

    Reply
    1. Helen Post author

      Thanks for your compliment Roz. Crochet is a hobby of mine which is on hold for now but I hope I’ll be able to continue with a normal hook when my elbow is better.

      Reply

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