Spring is in the air today! The sun is shining and I have the window open. Outside there are children playing and birds singing. All of this has put me in the mood to do something with bright colors and flowery designs. Something like what you see below.
This design comes from the book Embroidery Masterworks:classic patterns and techniques for contemporary application by Virginia Churchill Bath. You can read my review of it here. The original was worked on linen using wool thread. It was done almost entirely in chain stitch.
I’ll be using 32 Zweigart linen stitched with DMC cotton a broder (or floche a broder) in clear, bright colors. Continue reading