With Kantha in Mind https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/ With Kantha in Mind Clare's beautiful Quilt Clare dyed her fabric then each block was stitched separately and formed into a quilt - it's huge and a masterpiece. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=173887436 173887436 both sides This photo shows both sides of the same quilt. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=173260465 173260465 Outer Package The quilt was sent from India within this beautiful calico bag - packed so tightly into the size of a house brick! https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=173260475 173260475 Craft Central Whilst a Craft Central in Clerkenwell I visited an exhibition of Kantha related goods...I bought a few items. Here is circular shaped bag covered in kantha stitching. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=173264079 173264079 Pattern Embroidered base of the cotton kantha stitched bag. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=173264080 173264080 Kantha piece just a sample of kantha stitching... https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=162562107 162562107 Tab The tab of this large hold-all is quilted with kantha stitching. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=173264081 173264081 Linen with sashiko - Sample four I embroidered a pattern using sashiko stitching onto Linen https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=153921647 153921647 Kantha Heart with bound edges. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=162562108 162562108 Cushion A soft grey cushion covered in even sized kantha stitching to form a regular pattern. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=173264082 173264082 cushions ...within the exhibition.... https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=173264399 173264399 Parrot I rather like this perky parrot and the contrastng colours. Artist unknown.... https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=173264400 173264400 contrasting threads and fabric beautifully worked Kantha stitching in a very simple patten - so effective. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=173264401 173264401 Bag and yet another bag. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=173264402 173264402 Coordinated The cushion and bedspread - coordinated colours. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=173264403 173264403 Sample A small very simple sample showing the effect of ripples whilst stitching ... https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=173264536 173264536 Felt and Kantha Clare made this felt which she then embellished with seeding stitch and other Kantha inspired stitches...I am now the proud owner of this piece of work. Thank you Clare. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=173325587 173325587 Reverse side of Pin cushion - open Denim fabric Cotton thread Kantha stitching https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=163022194 163022194 Reverse side of pin cushion -closed. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=163022196 163022196 detail of a Kantha stitched quilt tiny stitches cover this quilt (6ft x 9ft) from India. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=173260464 173260464 Front of Pin cushion Kantha stitching and a stuffed pin cushion within https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=163022195 163022195 An old worn shirt... ...turned into a fabric book....only one page stitched so far... https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=174074483 174074483 Kantha Bird A tiny bird made from linen and lace which is sitting on a twisted hazel branch....tweeting https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=176930040 176930040 front of pin cushion! finished pin cushion.... https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=163022197 163022197 Tablecloth darned Who would bother to darn a tablecloth? Well it seems someone at The Bowls Club did just this... two little patches lovingly darned....- good enough to treasure. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=174022205 174022205 Linen and lace experimental kantha stitching... https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=176930041 176930041 Tiny kantha stitched house for hanging on the wall or just standing wherever it wants to be..... 'now off with the fairies'.... https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=176876349 176876349 Sashiko Sample One Sashiko stitched onto an Ikat Cotton Fabric https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=153921544 153921544 Japanese Cotton Sample Two Sashiko stitching onto Japanese cotton fabric https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=153921645 153921645 Ann's Project September 2013 - start of Fabric Weaving Project.... https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=184510307 184510307 Sample three - Sashiko Tiny Sashiko stitched area.... https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=153921646 153921646 Sample Five African Printed Cotton with added Sashiko stitch backed with Pillow ticking. This will be made into a fabric book. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=153921648 153921648