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29 Jun 2011

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Working with one, two and three strands of embroidery floss.
These were the notebooks my dad used at university (in 1968).

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Bordando con una, dos y tres hebras de hilo de bordar.
Estos eran los cuadernos que usaba mi padre en la universidad (en 1968).

18 comments :

lanusa said...

Me encanta!! tienes un gusto exquisito!

Nauli said...

Absolutely lovely! Your embroidery and the pattern of the vintage zines...

Karen Barbé said...

Gracias lanusa // Thank you Nauli!

montse llamas-artsandcats said...

Adoro cómo nos presentas las cosas... Tiene todo tanta coherencia y sin embargo tanta naturalidad...

la casita said...

all is "threaded" isn't it?
thank you Karen ;)

Karen Barbé said...

Montse – Me encanta que digas eso! Gracias!

Alessandra – A bit lost in translation but yes, everything is stitched and not loose. The petals are hooked in the Xs legs.

Eva Liliana said...

How lovely are these? I need more time for crafty projects... aaah!

Kylie said...

I am totally speechless! They are so beautiful Karen! I love your dad's old books too. Lovely post :) Kx

And So I Whisper said...

Me encanta el bordado.

JAIME RUGH said...

i love these. very beautiful karen!

fanja said...

beautiful, all of it x

els martens said...

Oh I love these old notebooks.

kristina - no penny for them said...

how delicate these look - love the colour combinations too!

and how wonderful that you should still have the notebooks your father used at university. they are so nice.

ElisabethAndrée said...

I'm impressed, it is all so beautiful. Very special to have your father's notebooks.

misako mimoko said...

qué preciosas muestras de bordado!!

debra cooper said...

so so beautiful...the notebooks, too!

justine | lovemaki said...

so. friggin . awesome!!!
love your work! so glad i discovered it:)

Sofia said...

i love these photos!