Embroidery

  • Embroidery is all about capturing form and texture to please the eye.  I tend to get carried away with all my ideas and don't focus on the technique as much.  So although this might not be competition material, it most certainly is enjoyable! 

Alet Gardner

Alet Gardner

Hi there! I am an South African expat, living in the lovely Kent countryside in the UK.
I love everything meaningful and beautiful - so I try my hand at photography, painting, embroidery, needlework, cooking and writing.

My inspiration for all of this: the people that I love,
and the love that God has for me.

A field of daffodils or a minefield?

Saturday, 19 May 2012 18:37

I am not a victim of my circumstances - I can choose to contribute to those important relationships with courtesy and love, with kindness and patience, with acceptance and forgiveness.  

Chicken chorizo and caper delight

Saturday, 19 May 2012 18:37

Inspired by a grand chef on www.thechefproject.com , I adapted his Chicken Chorizo and Olive Stuffed Pastry and came up with this stunning result:

When everyting goes wrong

Saturday, 19 May 2012 18:34

I was reminded of the priests standing in the middle of the Jordan with the ark of the covenant when I read in Psalm 114 how the sea flees and the river Jordan turns back, the earth trembles at the presence of the Lord, the rock turns into a pool of water and the flint into a fountain of waters.