'My Kind of Kantha' https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/ 'My Kind of Kantha' Blue and Yellow Birdie Book made from the softest cotton vintage sheets which were hand dyed...plus I used scraps of yellow and blue hand-dyed fabrics from our EG Sales Table.... Jayne Hewison also dyed some background fabric for this soft book for me ...all stitched with thousands of running stitches... https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=196771698 196771698 Kantha Moon A Sampler which shows various stages of quilting using Kantha stitching. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=177197967 177197967 The Big Apple Sanderson fabric has been used to good effect here - kantha stitching surrounds the apple...and even more dense stitching within the shape of the apple. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=177197971 177197971 Moonlight and Roses Hand dyed cotton layed and stitched with kantha stitching. Vintage lace and cloth also incorporated within the design. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=177197968 177197968 Tiny Kantha Stitched Purse Made from French Toile Linen and Cotton with a handmade Ceramic button added. This tiny purse is quilted with dense Kantha stitching. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=177197965 177197965 One, two, buckle my shoe.... based on the Nursery Rhyme One, two, buckle my shoe. Apparently the origins of this nursery rhyme stem from the process of Lace making....my stitched piece includes vintage lace sent to me by my friend Clare. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=177197969 177197969 Linen Pincushion ...with added Kantha stitching in the shape of a heart. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=177197963 177197963 Linen Pincushion Two ....with Kantha stitching added. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=177197964 177197964 Mary's Cat I found this delightful 'free pattern' of Mary Fortune's cat via Popular Patchwork's website. I transferred it to cotton adn kantha stitched the cat then surrounded it with more running stitches...it took many, many hours to complete this project! https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=177197972 177197972 Sol A small hanging panel - woven strips of hand-dyed cotton which has been cut and then kantha stutched. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=177197966 177197966 Heart and House A cotton Hert with a minute amount of kantha stitching and lace. The cotton/linen house has a Kantha stitched roof. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=177197970 177197970 Kantha Projects ...some of my favourite Kanth Stitching... https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=177197973 177197973 inside one of many fabric books I have made dozens of fabric books - this one is formed from the cuff of a discarded shirt. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=177197974 177197974 detail ...of City of Diversity...a Kantha style wall hanging in cotton overlaid with tiny pieces of hand-dyed gauze. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=177197984 177197984 printed bird ..surrounded my stitch. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=177197976 177197976 Woven and ready... ...for Kantha stitching. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=177197977 177197977 Bird on a Branch ...surrounded by some kantha style stitching... https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=177197978 177197978 pinned and basted... ...ready for stitching.... https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=177197975 177197975 tiny sample ...and so easy to stitch https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=177197979 177197979 another chirpy bird ...made from fabric and kantha stitching. I made the purse from French Toil cotton - also kantha stitched. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=177197980 177197980 Stitch Magazine I made this bag for an article in Stitch Magazine many years ago. Indian Kantha Style stitching included within the design. Made from the softest Indian cotton. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=177197981 177197981 A fabric container ..just a box and easy to make...with added lace and kantha panels on each side. The pieces of triangular lace were bought from Savage Mill Linen Store in Maryland, USA. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=177197982 177197982 Needle Case quilted in Vintage style with added lace and buttons .... https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=177197983 177197983 Metal and Linen A painted metal heart with a linen heart hanging inside the space....kantha stitched too! https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=177280568 177280568 Linen and Lace Brooch ...with added kantha stitching, vintage button and bird design. March/April 2013 - for Day Class.... https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=177280569 177280569 Therapy cloth now a cushion Clare has now turned her piece of Kantha stitching titled 'Therapy Cloth' into a beautiful cushion. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=177557352 177557352 Boro Pot Eva shared her idea of making a Boro fabric pot with me....I used woven fabric, running stitching and french knots! https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=180027352 180027352 The finished Boro Pot woven cotton with padded cotton base. https://jilltextileart2.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=180027353 180027353