Posts tagged - embroidered birds

Charlie the Cheeky Kea

Posted on May 7th, 2014

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I was stoked to get a custom order request from a friend in Melbourne last week.  She asked me to make a framed embroidery of a kea. In case you’re not from around here, the kea is a beautiful bird found only in New Zealand.  It’s an alpine parrot, and likes to live amid snowy […]

Stitched Birds

Posted on March 16th, 2014

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While I’ve been waiting and wondering about potential jobs this week, I’ve added a few new embroidered birds to my collection. #6: Pied Stilt #7: Kea #8: Pukeko I love how the stitching process forces me to get out of my head and focus on a single task.  I lose track of time, I stop […]

A Bird A Day: My Week of Embroidery

Posted on February 28th, 2014

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Happy Friday! I’ve managed to achieve quite a lot this week.  I’ve applied for a heap of jobs, done lots of baking, and stitched five bird brooches. The first brooch was inspired by a trip out to Pukaha, an awesome wildlife conservation centre.  We had a coffee in the cafe there, which overlooks the takahe […]