I couldn't do anymore hand embroidery on my course project until the next assignment so looked around for a project which has been crying out for some hand embroidery.
I started my own style Teesha Moore fabric pillows a while back and add to them when I have a spare hour or so. I am hoping to eventually make a bag out of them (well, eventually). I wanted them to have a sort of medieval theme and created the ones below on calico using stencils and thickened procion dyes and some have rubbings with Markal Paintstiks. I have used machine embroidery on a couple and now I have some with hand embroidery. Here are a sample: