. . . luv 'n stitches for our tired old world

Here I am… the embroidered-leaf artistry of Hillary Fayle โ™ฅ for Canada Day!


image

Click image to view more of Hillary Fayle’s leaf artistry!

.
July 1st is Canada Day!

To celebrate, I thought itโ€™d be fun to showcase the magnificently stitched maple leaf artistry of American artisan Hillary Fayle. Every single piece of Hillaryโ€™s suspended embroidery work is spectacular!!! But if I had to choose a favourite, itโ€™d be her red maple leaf
โ€ฆ since yโ€™ know, I am Canadian!

Take a moment to browse her website… You’ll be glad you did ๐Ÿ™‚ Can you pick a favourite?

That’s all for now… Wishing eveyoneย a happy, safe and fun Canada Day! As well, wishing a happy 4th of July to Hillary Fayle and all our American neighbours visiting my blog today!

Peace to all! โ™ฅ Jackie

hillary fayle

My name is Hillary and this is my art. I am all about creating beautiful things carefully and with regard for the planet. I try to use environmentally friendly and sustainable materials for my art, which has really defined what I do as an artist. Currently I am working with leaves as a primary material, which I coat in a non-toxic preservative and either cut them or stitch them to create delicate patterns which reflect the beauty of the natural world. ย Enjoy!

View original post

Advertisements

22 responses

  1. Beautiful. Belated Happy Canada Day, though I suspect ‘Canada Day’ should be everyday!

    Liked by 1 person

    July 3, 2015 at 3:56 am

    • Thanks Jean ๐Ÿ™‚ Yeah… it’s not Ireland, but life in Canada is pretty good ๐Ÿ˜‰ Love our flag, though! And now I want to try my hand at maple leaf embroidery ๐Ÿ™‚ โ™ฅ โค

      Liked by 1 person

      July 3, 2015 at 1:06 pm

      • Sounds like the embroidery would be fun.

        Liked by 1 person

        July 4, 2015 at 4:51 pm

        • Yeah, a lot of fun and patience! I wonder what she uses for coating the leaves to keep them from drying out and breaking…? ๐Ÿ™‚ โ™ฅ โค

          Like

          July 4, 2015 at 8:53 pm

  2. Your leaves are beautiful

    Liked by 2 people

    July 3, 2015 at 2:34 pm

    • Thanks T&D ๐Ÿ™‚ I’m so pleased to share Hillary Fayle’s leafy creativity on my blog and hope she sees/likes these lovely comments, too! ๐Ÿ™‚ โ™ฅ โค

      Liked by 1 person

      July 3, 2015 at 4:50 pm

  3. ephesians413

    Sorry I’m late, but Happy Canada Day!

    Liked by 1 person

    July 3, 2015 at 7:11 pm

  4. Wow!!

    Liked by 2 people

    July 5, 2015 at 10:09 am

  5. That’s so amazing!

    Liked by 2 people

    July 5, 2015 at 2:07 pm

    • Agreed! So amazing to even think of such creativity… never mind the talent to create it! ๐Ÿ™‚ โ™ฅ โค

      Liked by 1 person

      July 5, 2015 at 11:12 pm

  6. Amazing! Love the tree leaf. It reminds me of a dear friend of mine. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Liked by 1 person

    July 5, 2015 at 5:41 pm

    • Ohhh yes, the amazingly talented Hillary Fayle! And so good when art speaks to the heart ๐Ÿ™‚ โ™ฅ โค

      Liked by 1 person

      July 5, 2015 at 11:33 pm

  7. Amazing! Your works are magic!

    Liked by 1 person

    July 13, 2015 at 1:22 pm

    • Yes indeed, Hillary Fayle certainly knows how to turn over the design of a new leaf! ๐Ÿ™‚ โ™ฅ โค

      Liked by 1 person

      July 13, 2015 at 3:20 pm

      • Oh I though you made them ๐Ÿ™‚ I was just overwhelmed with all the colors on your blog ๐Ÿ™‚

        Liked by 1 person

        July 13, 2015 at 3:55 pm

        • Well thank you very much ๐Ÿ™‚ The designer will hopefully see all these complimentary comments for herself, one day! Thanks too, for taking time to browse through my blog and brightening the colour of my day, today! ๐Ÿ™‚ โ™ฅ โค

          Liked by 1 person

          July 13, 2015 at 4:40 pm

  8. Pingback: the KWH iPad Show #14 ๐Ÿ’œ 100 days and counting… | knitting with heart

  9. I admire your ability to knit well. I cannot sew for nuts!! Sigh!!

    Liked by 2 people

    October 6, 2015 at 8:42 am

    • Thanks GH ๐Ÿ™‚ Knitting works for me. Sewingโ€”not so much! Everybody’s got something in their heart they’re good at ๐Ÿ™‚ โ™ฅ โค

      Liked by 1 person

      October 6, 2015 at 6:03 pm

  10. Pingback: Home | knitting with heart

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s