Stitched threads bracelet inspired by the lovely blooms of summer.
The flowers and leaves are a variety of cotton and metallic threads, stitched on my domestic sewing machine, and slightly stiffened to keep their shape but still feel soft. The flowers are raised above the leaves, and the purple blooms have two layers of petals.
Bracelet measures flat at 8 x 1.75 inches. The closure loop is a continuation of the leaves, which slips over one of the red flowers. It is entirely thread!
After many years creating landscape art quilts, I realized I love thread so much, I dropped out the fabric. So many of the items you will see in my shop are stitched entirely of thread. Currently my work focuses on exploring what makes fiber art so unique: texture, freedom of shape of the “canvas” (not limited to a rectangle), and employing three rather than two dimensions. Fiber art appeals to me because my hands are always touching my materials; it is a completely tactile experience. My favorite technique is “thread painting”, where I move the fabric freely beneath the needle while machine stitching (being very careful not to stitch a finger!). Think of it as drawing a picture with the pencil held still and moving the paper; something that takes a lot of practice to do well. Thread painting is particularly well-suited to creating animals and foliage, allowing for shading and texture. I have a vast collection of threads, which are my “paintbox”.
Items are shipped from Virginia, USA via USPS Priority Mail within 1 week of payment. Add $6 shipping/handling per order for jewelry, $20 per wall art item. Please contact me for the cost of shipping if you live elsewhere or if you prefer a different shipping service.
Returns and Refunds..... I want you to be happy with your purchase. If there is a problem, contact me within 1 week of purchase. If I cannot resolve the issue, I will allow a return as long as the item is returned to me in the same condition as I sent it, and packed properly. I will refund the price of the item but not the shipping cost. Exchanges will be considered.
Cancellation / Return / Exchange Policy
I want you to be happy with your purchase. If there is a problem, contact me within one week of purchase. If I cannot resolve the issue, I will allow a return or exchange as long as the item is returned to me in the same condition as I sent it, and packed properly.
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