In her article, “Off the Page: Sketchbook Keeping for Textile Arts–Stitch journaling,” from the August/September 2014 issue of Quilting Arts Magazine, Melanie Testa showed her inspiration photography and examples of her stitch journaling projects. Here are shots of a vest that Melanie embroidered extensively with images that reminded her a her travels.
|A dragon motif is on the collar of the vest.|
|On the button panel, Melanie stitched fanciful creatures.|
|This waistband embroidery includes a cup of coffee and swimming swans.|