I’m trying to switch to more reusable stuff and there’s nothing better than a bad cold to make you think about getting rid of those paper tissues. I’d had a packet of Sublime Stitching embroiderable handkerchiefs in my stash forever, so now was the time. All the motifs I used were also from Sublime Stitching….
My creative mojo isn’t particularly strong at the moment, so that’s the perfect time for a Dropcloth sampler to come to the rescue (I have several stored away as genuine emergency crafting measures).
I think I started this back in February, it took ages but totally worth it. This is the Marbled pattern by Lark Rising. It was a little difficult to fit in the hoop properly, all that satin stitching made the fabric quite bulky and stiff.
Pattern by Lark Rising.
This week I started on Lark Rising’s Marbled Embroidery pattern. I’m having lots of fun with it so far. To me though, although the pattern does remind me of marble, it far more reminds me of an Ordnance Survey map, so the colours I’m working with are inspired by that.
I’ve finally finished the Elephant Ear Plant embroidery. The pattern is by Sarah K Benning, it’s not currently in her shop but this cute cat and rug pattern currently is.
I’ve just run out of the colour that I’ve been doing the French knot fill, on the rug. As long as I can get some more, without having to order it, I should hopefully finish this next week. Pattern by Sarah K Benning.
The leaves took forever, partially because by the last leaf (the one nearest the right side of the hoop) I was, I’ll admit, getting a little bored but the leaves are done now and I’m storming ahead, with the plant pot and table (bar the legs) completed and I’ve made a good start with the…
I am currently in the mood for slow, detailed embroidery that takes ages. This is the elephant ear plant pattern from Sarah K Benning (she changes the patterns in her shop on a monthly basis, so this one is no longer available).