Category: embroidery


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There are people who use embroidery threads and then there are people like Cecelia and her family who make the most stunning embroidery materials for people to use them. Luxurious silk ribbons and threads, linen, and a unique cotton base flat thread named sea grass are magically turned into pieces of art during the hand dying process. Enjoy the Thread Gatherer Interview:

Hi Cecelia, I’m glad to have you here! Could you give us a short introduction so my readers know who you are?

I am a 60+ year old lover of color, whether it be in thread, fabric or beads.  I stitch (embroidery, cross stitch, wool applique), weave, quilt and dye with color being the driving force, followed by texture and design.

How did you find your way to embroidery? Did you learn it from a family member?

My first embroidery piece was at about age 9.  It was a cross-stitched, embroidered sampler......

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