Le 01 September 2021
Meet the Maker

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    Get To Know Rachel Crisp

    Rachel Crisp of Blue Sun Threads and is a nature inspired hand embroidery artist. Her love an dpassion for wildlife and the world around her speaks volumes throughout her work. Rachel's textured landscape designs feature unique qualities that give an accurate representation of her passions in life. We had the chance to get to know Rachel a little more. Below are questions that she so kindly answered for DMC. For more on Rachel follow @bluesunthreads on Instagram.

    1. How would you describe your style in three words?
      Textured, peaceful, lush

    2. How long have you been stitching for?
      Almost 2 years. I started in November of 2019.

    3. What are your embroidery essentials?
      Besides a good movie or audiobook in the background? DMC Color Variations, felt, and my Lion King needleminder.

    4. What inspires you?
      I live in a very verdant place, so even just spending time in my backyard inspires the natural look of my work. Walking in forests and along rivers, studying natural history, and harboring a lifelong love of the fantasy and sci-fi genres have all added to my growing list of inspiration.

    5. What’s your favorite stitch?   
      I love French knots! They are so versatile!

    6. What’s your favorite piece of work? 
      It's so hard to choose, but I still love the camel sunset hoop I made when I first started stitching. It even ended up going to live in Egypt!

    7. How did you learn how to stitch? 
      I'm self-taught and still learning! A lot of trial and error, but it all stems from the desire to create new and unique things. 

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