Saves Nine

Saves Nine
Riva Brown Warecolor

(Prints available!)

Your mother always said "A Stitch in Time Saves Nine." It's just one of the many true things she told you. Yet how many times do you put off doing that small thing that will save you from having to do that big thing later? It's a parable in thread.

The Technical Challenge

Making the embroidery on the cloth read without looking weak. I prepainted the panels where the stitches went and then detailed the stitches over that. And by the way, I embroidered that fabric, but it was a long, long time ago.