Welcome

* * * TEACHING * * * Pixel Stitching Project for Kids age 10-13 (all genders) @ Refinery in Saskatoon. Feb 23, 2018. Phone 306.653.3549 to register your child or sign up HERE. All supplies provided.

Enter your email to get posts directly to your inbox. Thank you for following!

Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Heavens to Murgatroyd !

That was what I said.  I don't think I've heard that phrase since the early '70s but that's what I hollered when I saw all this!

Not now...


That is a late-night screen shot just before my phone died.  It's a book that's made my Janine Vangool, editor and creator of UPPERCASE magazine.  She is creating a series of inspirational encyclopedias.  Stitch*illo is the third book.  The first two are 'Feedsacks' and 'Botanica'.  The subtitle of this one is 'Every Stitch Tells a Story' and lookie!  I was invited in!

Not now...


... in with a group of incredible embroidery artists from around the planet!  Wow.  UPPERCASE magazine has been around as long as I've been blogging, and is entirely self-published and ads-free. You know what happens when you pull all the ads out of a magazine?  Well, there's not much content left.  Uppercase is chalk-full.

The book set is equally gorgeous.  The set is available for order (this one edition is still in pre-order phase).  They come with a few changeable dust jackets as well, loaded with colour and patterns.

And so image me with a smile ear-to-ear when all of a sudden someone shows me THIS!

okay, NOW!


HEAVENS TO MURGATROYD !  That's MY art!  Wow.

I realize I don't have much to say that's sounds remotely intelligent in this post, but my mind has been blown.  ; )  This is fabulous.  If you are on IG, you can also check out some production shots of this book at uppercase.  : )  To learn more, see the whole set, or pre-order, you can go to their website here  UPPERCASEmagazine.com

Have a great day!


4 comments:

Lin said...

Fantastic Monika, well done you. And it's not a phrase I have heard for many a year!!!! xx

Giddings Art said...

This is so COOL!! It's gorgeous! Funny...I haven't heard that phrase for a long time either. And I was impressed that you knew how to spell it! haha

Cathy Smith said...

Hi Monika! I don't know if I should hug you or slug you...HA! I just had to pre-order the book!! There goes my craft budget already. I hadn't even heard of the magazine or books, so thank you for introducing me to yet another classy, fantastic venue for stitching inspiration (besides your blog!). Thanks for sharing...big hugs!! (Boy, I better get back to work; their site has too many temptations for me to tarry on...all those books and magazines....)

Threadpainter said...

Kudos to a hard working mother and artist extrordinaire !

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

* * * Here are some of the most viewed blog posts this month * * *