Can you spot him?
There he is, lying on the banks of the river!
And measuring only 1cm in length... not a very fierce one, but he is very proud of his magnificent mane...
A quilting pin for scale
And quite a few other additions. I have immortalised my cat Edgar under a Jonquil flower (of course!), but can you find the peregrine falcon?
I still have lots to do, but I love this technique above all other embroidery techniques, it is so fun and liberating to do, and so very addictive!
I have been putting my garden 'to bed' for the Winter, and my poor hands have suffered for it. I can't stand wearing gloves, but planting a lot of bulbs doesn't really help my skin, and as you can imagine, tiny silk embroidery demands the softest, smoothest hands! A good excuse to splash out on some expensive handcream, I think!