I’m terrible at multi-tasking these days, still being a little overwhelmed by my annual “I can’t take the gray days anymore” bout with depression and anxiety. My usual “mom” super powers are limited to one conversation at a time, one task at a time, and the need for peace, quiet and mindfulness.
That being said, I can’t “just” watch TV. I usually have something that I’m working on while my daughter and I catch up on “Bones” or my husband and I watch our shows (“House of Cards”, “Almost Human” and “The Following”). A couple of weeks ago I bought the new Mark Allen pillowcase and embroidery designs from Sublime Stitching.
I love the quirkiness of the drawings and the juxtaposition of the traditional embroidered flowers with the skull and raccoon. And because I didn’t think there was quite enough going on, I’m going to add a bit with the iron-on embroidery designs.
I hadn’t heard of Mark Allen before so I did a quick search. You can find his drawings here on Tumblr. I find them so inspiring, they are seemingly simple but so lovely and complex.
janeggg March 10, 2014
love those mark allen drawings thank you do much for the link! Just been stalking you on instagram, even though i cant leave comments there as i cant get on without a mobile phone! (i don’t own 1!) you crack me up, you are drawing tube worms and stitching skulls! love it! x
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