Article: Spotlight: Eileen Muir (Eileen): Neil's Tiger

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Image Spotlight: Eileen Muir (Eileen)
By Sharon Brown on July 19, 2010

Artists work in many media. Some paint pictures, throw pots, carve wood, write music, take photos, wield torches and some create wonderful images with stitches. I found this artist quite by accident when she very humbly asked if she could post photos of her needlework on the Sewing Cubit. Come with me and I'll introduce her to you!

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Jul 19, 2010 7:51 AM CST
Name: Sharon
Here's Neil's Tiger....

I kept trying to add it to the article, and it kept bouncing the text around, but here it is.....lovely, too.

Thumbnail by Sharon

Jul 19, 2010 7:57 AM CST
Name: Nancy
Buffalo NY
Now THAT is awesome!
Jul 19, 2010 11:16 AM CST
We saw the Tiger when it was first completed, lot of hard work went in to it,Beautiful

Yes I am back, but for how long, we will have to see.
Jul 19, 2010 2:50 PM CST
Name: Franklin Troiso
Rutland MA
Zone 6b
sharron - you are one special person. great article.

Beautiful Souls like Frank leave lasting memories in the hearts of those he touched .
Jul 19, 2010 10:29 PM CST
Name: Kiska (Jackie)
Palmer, Alaska
aka Kiska at other sites
Wonderful article, Sharon. I am in awe of your work, Eileen. Fantastic.
aka Kiska at other sites
Jul 19, 2010 10:31 PM CST
Name: Sharon
Thanks, Jackie!
Jul 20, 2010 5:48 PM CST
Name: Lucy
Hamilton, MA
The tiger is lovely. He looks a bit perplexed--perhaps is watching Neil cook. tiger to Neil 'aren't you supposed to chase it & catch it?'
Jul 20, 2010 7:05 PM CST
Name: Nancy
Buffalo NY
Ha-Ha !! That must be it!
Jul 21, 2010 2:39 AM CST
Name: Franklin Troiso
Rutland MA
Zone 6b
he might be looking at neil as if he was his next meal. Hilarious!
Beautiful Souls like Frank leave lasting memories in the hearts of those he touched .
Jul 21, 2010 6:34 AM CST
Name: Nancy or \"Hap\"
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Wonderful article and wonderful tiger.


What would you attempt to do if you knew you would not fail? ~~Dr. Robert Schuller
Jul 21, 2010 4:35 PM CST
Name: Connie
Corpus Christi, TX
Great Article about Eileen--- love that needlework! Thumbs up
Jul 24, 2010 5:48 AM CST
Name: Eileen
Dear Connie, glad you like Neil's tiger, it took a while to do but he was very pleased with it whenI got it framed. It is on the wall above his bed, keeping en eye on him and Sarah, as I can't be there to do so!!! I had the three grandaughter over for the day yesterday and my Connie (aged 15)brought a lovely soft toy of a dog that she had made it was white with black ears and lovely sparkly brown eyes. We sat for ages trying to think of a name for him and ended up with "snowy" I hope she carries on with toy making, she made some lovely aprons last year at school. Sarah the middle grand daughter wants to teach domestic science, on the last day of term when they had assembly she was called out in front of the whole school (all girls) and was presented withan award for her work in maths, she was embarrased! Elizabeth the youngest one wants to be a vet, but she is allergic to fur when I suggested that she was too ladylike to be putting her hands inside cows, she replies "Oh grandma, I shall only do small animals!" So pleased with all the nice comments on my needlework, I got a picture of poppies back from the framers yesterday and I am very pleased with it I will get Neil to put a picture of it on the thread so you can all see it .
I do hope you enjoy these as much as I have making them.

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