Sometimes you want to get your dad a shirt and tie for Father’s Day.
But what color?
Available at The Capstone Gallery at Frame Ups in south Minneapolis (43rd and Nicollet).
This last week I’ve been getting back to thread sketches, which push my drawing skills and force me to think about positive and negative space. The small size–this one is will finish to 5 x7″–also forces me to pare down the details and visual information.
This is a prairie church with a shelter belt, created by freehand machine stitching on cotton denim, with additional cotton and silk fabrics.
Here’s a stitched card to say, “Happy Spring” or, “Isn’t this awful weather we’re having?” (Unless of course you are in the middle of this Minneapolis heatwave. Ugh.)
And when you open it up, the umbrella shows up on the reverse:
I stitch these cards one a time, freehand on my machine (by that I mean no computers, just my mad sewing skills), so each one is slightly different. I think they would also be appropriate for a wedding or baby “shower.”
These cards are available at The Capstone Gallery/Frame Ups in south Minneapolis (43rd and Nicollet). As you can see, they come in many colors.