Monday 4 December 2017

Coloring with Thread - Book Showcase

Welcome to my turn on the .....

Photo Courtesy of The Quilting Company.

I am so excited to be able to share with you Tula Pinks new book, Coloring with Thread.

'Coloring with Thread' features 17 original Tula Pink designs based on her best selling fabric collections.  You will find her beautiful bugs to woodland critters and of course her well known sea creatures.  All of which have been expertly rendered for hand embroidery.

If you have been following me for a while now you would be well aware of my love of Tula Pinks fabrics so it would be no surprise that I jumped at the opportunity to play with these designs and take part in the Book Showcase.

Being presented with so many wonderful designs it was very hard to pick a favourite but I did.

Each design comes with a suggested colour palette and a stitch guild but I decided to mix things up a little and pick my own colours and I varied some of the embroidery stitches.

He was a lot of fun to stitch up and here are a couple of close ups for you that I took whilst I was working on him.

At this point I decided that he needed a little bling so I went back to the shops and added this variegated metallic thread.

I think he turned out pretty cute and I decided to use him as the front panel for a Block Book.

It finishes at a nice big 18" square.

And then being that Tula Pink and I were going to be at the same venue at the Australian Quilt Market I took my finished book with and asked her if she wouldn't mind signing my work and she graciously did :)

and colour co-ordinated it for me!

Thank you Tula xx

If you would like some more inspiration and a look as some of the other embroideries available in the book be sure to stop by the other stops on the book showcase.  All the links are below.

Monday, November 27th — The Quilting Company
Tuesday, November 28th — Minki Kim, Minki’s Worktable
Wednesday, November 29th — Nichole Vogelsinger, Wildboho
Thursday, November 30th — Amanda Carestio, Sew Daily
Friday, December 1st — Nydia Kehnle, Nydia Kehnle Design
Monday, December 4th — Sharon Burgess, Lilabelle Lane Creations
Tuesday, December 5th — Cindy Guch, Raspberry Sunshine
Wednesday, December 6th — Sandi Sawa Hazlewood, Crafty Planner
Thursday, December 7th — Wynn Tann, zakkaArt
Friday, December 8th — Elise Baek, Elise & Emelie
Monday, December 11th — Ann Blalock, Coats & Clark Sewing Secrets
Tuesday, December 12th — Sara Lawson, Sew Sweetness  * Watch the Facebook Live video at 7pm CST
Wednesday, December 13th — Nancy Jewell, Free Spirit Fabrics
Thursday, December 14th —Annette Allison Millard, The Sewful Life
Friday, December 15th — Brenna Riley Gates, The Quilting Company
Thank you for stopping by,
Sharon x

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