Embroidering All the Things

I am not knitting these days. Or spinning. I am Embroidering All the Things.

I don't know why I am Embroidering All the Things, but I am obsessed with it. I have been embroidering mandalas, to wit:




I am wanting to drown myself in color and pattern. I took a detour and embroidered an old thermal Henley that I think was my dad's. The sleeves were too long, and I was looking at putting it in the giveaway box, but the thing is so comfy I could not bring myself to do it. So I thought, why not embroider it? I cut the cuffs off and used a mehndi-inspired pattern to hem the sleeves, then embroidered the collar and around the placket. It came out like this:



I love it so much I am almost sad the hot weather has arrived.

Almost. Because I want color everywhere, not just in my embroidery hoop.

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