Finished the pink & purple garden flower hanging.
Bottom left is the same geranium as last week, a pink variety of Linarea purpurea & a little Campanula. Soft & delicate (I can do soft & delicate...!)
I found an extra few seconds in my day to actually 'mount' this piece - it is ready to hang on the wall. I stitched the beads to the background first then carefully pinned the piece to the denim & stitched all round having stitched the tab down at the back. of course when you hang it on the wall the string shows a little which personally I find annoying & as the piece is flat to the wall the top falls forward more than I thought it would. It's fine tho. Same size as last week, 14" x 5" ( I bet my hero Cas Holmes doesn't have these problems...then again...)
The DH isn't convinced by the 'twig' What do you guys think? I mean, honestly? The DH thinks it looks like I haven't taken the same kind of time, care & consideration as I have with the piece, which he really likes (even tho it's 'hairy') I built it knowing that I'd stitch a tab at the top specially to fit the interestingly shaped sun silvered found wood :) It's old, not a bought piece of dowling stained & polished & new. I feel it goes with the worn & reused pieces of fabric I've used. It's an innovative bit of free 'framing', well, hardly innovative but still. It doesn't look too church bazaar does it? (not that there's anything wrong with church bazaars!) I've got lots of 'twigs'!
I'm missing the Youngest, well, just a little! He's trekking deep in outer Mongolia, or by now he could be helping with a project in an orphanage near the capital. Next week he'll be getting some well deserved r & r in Beijing. Perhaps that's why I'm working in felt at the moment, using a needle felting machine instead of having it roll about behind a pony on the Mongolian Steppes?