Lots more has been done on this piece, but this is what I am currently seeing in the hoop. The elk/moose is a great critter to stitch, lots of different textures. Yesterday I put four hours in and completed most of the face, but that was a rare opportunity to concentrate for a good chunk of time. These days I am lucky to grab a few minutes here and there. You know what it's like!
Now I must run for my weekly volunteer stint at the Gabe Shop, our high end local thrift store. Yes, it is a little like letting the wolf in with the sheep. Oh well, at least they're not paying me!
I'm an artist who has been making stuff for 30 years. I used to spin, knit, weave, quilt, design, write, embroider and garden, and I still do most of these things, but for the last few years I have been focused on stitching images from Canada's first natural history, the Codex Canadensis.
I try to live a life of minimal consumption and maximum creation. More and more, I see how these are connected.