- How would you describe your style in three words?
Textural nature scenes
- How long have you been stitching for?
7ish years...not inclduing my childhood stitching attempts.
- What are your embroidery essentials?
Embroidery hoop, DMC thread, needle book, #5 embroidery needle, fun fabric, thread gloss, a transfer pen, and inspiration from nature.
- What inspires you?
I love finding inspiration in my surroundings. Growing up in the desert and now living in the Pacific Northwest, I pull ideas from both to create modern nature scenes.
- What’s your favorite stitch?
The reverse chain stitch! I love that rows of this stitch look like a cozy sweater.
- What’s your favorite piece of work?
A piece that always makes me happy is my Stained Glass Landscape design. I love the combination of colors and textures.
- How did you learn how to stitch?
My mom taught me to stitch as a child. I picked the craft back up after entering the workforce and needing a creative outlet from my day job.
Get To Know Melissa Galbraith
Melissa's embroidery kits and patterns make it easy to learn a new craft for makers of all skill levels. She loves seeing makers fall in love with the needle arts and seeing that magical ah-ha moment of learning something new. We had the chance to get to know Melissa a little more. Below are questions that she so kindly answered for DMC. For more on Melissa follow @mcreativej on Instagram!