In his last session of Typographic Delights, Twynman covered the subject of monograms. On exhibit that afternoon were various books on embroidery patterns. Most of these were Sajou Albums from the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century. I got down to doing what I love to do and like the designs from Lettering for […]
The August issue of contemporary Indian art magazine, Art & Deal featured the story of my project, Lettering for Stitchers | Embroidery for Designers. I was genuinely surprised and very happy to see someone (besides me!) be excited about the idea. This has happened to me a couple of times in the past few months—the […]
Here are two more designs to add to the collection of cross-stitch based typefaces I have been creating on Fontstruct. They can be downloaded at Lettering for Stitchers IX and Lettering for Stitchers X (the alternates are available for download here).
This is an update to my post two weeks ago about Elsie Svenass’ amazing lettering patterns in her embroidery guide Handbook of Lettering for Stitchers. Over the last few days, I’ve had the chance to digitize four more of her designs on Fontstruct, This is turning out to be great fun. My Mom and Grandma […]
I have very little patience and skill for any kind of needlework. When I was fourteen, a lot of my friends busied themselves in some kind of embroidery project or the other during the holidays. I felt pretty left out. I pestered my mother to no end, and finally against her better judgment, she took […]