Sunday, June 12, 2016

A CHALLENGE FINISHED

My secret squirrel project is finished and left by courier it will be a few weeks before I can share the photos..   I have not yet stitched my fob for June but there is still time, however I have finished stitching my piece for the guild challenge. The challenge this year was to do a letter of the alphabet in any embroidery technique we wished as long as it fitted into a 10cm square.
 My letter is cut from a piece of raw silk (once a skirt and I have used so many piece from it over the years) it is outlined with a brown silk and mounted on a piece of lovely mottled linen....
 
. Here it is in the very early stages! The little rabbit is stump work.


In this photo the colour is more true.....and I was pleased with the way it was coming along.


French knots, needle weaving for the leaves and very small copper bead caps for flowers completed the design and it is finished ready for mounting on a piece of cardboard.

Its is almost time for my blog anniversary, watch out for my next posting for more news on this.
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15 comments:

Vickie said...

Oh Lee! Your precious rabbit! I had to increase the size of the picture so I could admire the details of your stitching. Just beautiful! Love that darling bunny.

Merilde said...

So lovely! Sweet little bunny and love the vine along the L.Amazing stitching. Lori

Annie said...

Love the bunny! And so cool to re-use the silk!

Beth said...

You create art, there is no two ways about it!

Jennifer M. said...

Very pretty! Such lovely detail.

Madtatter80 said...

Oh lee that little rabbit is so cute I always love viewing your work!

CalamityJr said...

So beautiful! Like everyone else,I really love the bunny, but the entire piece is perfect.

Lyn Mallinson said...

Simply beautiful, Lee!!!

Petal said...

Lee your fountain of ideas is not diminishing, perfect execution in stitch for the challenge. Well done and a pleasure to see.

shirley flavell said...

It's wonderful to see your interpretation of challenges set for you. I do love your stump work.Beautiful work Lee.

KimM said...

Oh my goodness. What a sweet, sweet design and stitching.
xxx

Cindy's Stitching said...

So pretty Lee. I love the detail.

Annette-California said...

This stunning piece belongs in the Hall of Fame Needlework!!!
Love it Lee!!!

Lynn B said...

This is such a beautiful design, I love it!

Laurie from Rotorua said...

Hi Lee ,
.. it has been along time since I managed to get into Blogger... my blog has deceased due to Google changes ... but have found this way to open the old blog but not to add to it anymore ... Just a quick hello to say I saw your piece on Saturday at the Embroidery Conference and exhibition and fell in love with it immediately.