16 8 / 2011

These Phrenology portraits by Alicia Ross are rad.

These Phrenology portraits by Alicia Ross are rad.

16 8 / 2011

You can visit Sajou in Paris, stock up on vintage thread cards, get this book…get one for me too, please.

You can visit Sajou in Paris, stock up on vintage thread cards, get this book…get one for me too, please.

16 8 / 2011

Meow. DMC Cross Stitch Library, reissued by Sajou.

Meow. DMC Cross Stitch Library, reissued by Sajou.

16 8 / 2011

If you wanted to buy me a present, please buy me this rainbow-like array from Sajou. (Via Purl Soho, a store that I would love a lot more if they had better customer service, ahem.)

If you wanted to buy me a present, please buy me this rainbow-like array from Sajou. (Via Purl Soho, a store that I would love a lot more if they had better customer service, ahem.)

16 8 / 2011

I mean…check this out (via mrxstitch.com).

I mean…check this out (via mrxstitch.com).

16 8 / 2011

If you want to see legit embroidered portraits (wool and acrylic on linen, most frequently, look no further than Cayce Zavaglia. 

If you want to see legit embroidered portraits (wool and acrylic on linen, most frequently, look no further than Cayce Zavaglia. 

16 8 / 2011

Will be to complete the wedding triumvirate and stitch something from our wedding. I’m planning on documenting my progress, stitching session by session. This could go on and on (the last portrait that I finished, of Rob’s parents, took me seven dedicated months).

16 8 / 2011

The original. It ran in the local Missoula paper.

The original. It ran in the local Missoula paper.

16 8 / 2011

My first foray into embroidering portraits free-hand (a Ban the Bomb protest that I attended with my brother and father in 1982). I bet you can’t figure out which one is the girl in the photo, right? I’m hanging out by myself on the far left, looking like a legitimately angry protestor.

My first foray into embroidering portraits free-hand (a Ban the Bomb protest that I attended with my brother and father in 1982). I bet you can’t figure out which one is the girl in the photo, right? I’m hanging out by myself on the far left, looking like a legitimately angry protestor.

16 8 / 2011

The original.

The original.