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My chance to wonder about hand made things and tell the world about those I make, love and cherish!

Thursday, 26 March 2009

Day 7 Lily of the Valley....


OK so now this is dragging on a bit but I feel I have to get to the end! I have done the flowers and stalks. I decided to pad the leaves with a little felt and then satin stitch over the top. I might add some light green knots as stamen but I need to see it almost finished before I decide that. Lettering next.
I haven't been totally obsessed with Lily of the Valley and have been doing some other things aswell. I have been helping a friend set up a Folksy shop. She makes lovely little wooden things. Her shop is here. Its a WIP, we are still working on photos etc. I was amazed at how easy it was. Might even do one for myself!

6 comments:

Helen said...

This is so beautiful! What a labour of love it must be to do such painstaking work.

Your friend's folksy shop looks great - you should definitely take the plunge too!

bex said...

it looks good to me. folksy is such an easy site to get your head around...well...i can manage it so that means it must be super easy. thankyou for your comment on the wallet post before it cheered me up. also thankyuo for the link to the handmade website. ive done that now!
xx

two hippos said...

Your embroidery is so lovely. Will pop over and have a peek at the folksy shop and then have a look for the pants book! Have a great weekend.

Gingerbread said...

I think it looks lovely, nice detail. best wishes Julie.C

Shabby Chick said...

Your friend makes some gorgeous things, very reasonable too!

I think the lily of the valley looks perfect.

Mel xxx

jackie said...

Pretty work. I hope your friend is successful. One of the first things I embroidered was to finish a piece my grandmother started on black satin, springs of satin sitched flowers. Then I stopped embroidering for about thirty years!