Silk and gold

Silk and gold finished – I think…

Silk and gold finished - I think...

I was a little sad when I put the last stitch in on this piece. It’s been a great learning experience and, although working with the Japan thread was difficult, I feel successful and the results look wonderful. I’m hooked on goldwork! The top of the design needed a bit of gold to balance the bottom so […]

Silk and Gold

Silk and Gold

Doing something new takes longer when you’re a  beginner. Everything seems more difficult. It’s frustrating, confusing and you’re unsure if you’re doing it right or not. Here’s the progress so far on my first embroidery piece incorporating gold work. So, how did it go?