May 23 11
I haven’t had much time to sew this last week, but remember that purple flower block from last week?
Well, I just had to go back and hyperquilt those feathers; the flower just seemed so empty without it:
Here’s a closeup of some of the petals:
I like that flower sooo much better now…I guess I’m a sucker for gold rayon thread on purple fabric! And I’ve just barely started a new piece for hand embroidery. This is National NonWoven’s wool/rayon blend in the background with a bamboo/rayon blend felt I dyed for the feather/stem:
I’m using some of the hand dyed cotton threads I’ve dyed over the last few years:
It’s not looking like much yet, but I have plans…