Friday, March 16, 2018

delicate decisions


thank you for all the wonderful comments on my last post... the heart card especially has inspired further ideas

the other day i stitched some random strips together to create a surface for embroidery

silk, lace, handmade rosebud paper {not made by me} and a strip cut from some ivory silk i pin-tucked a while ago

it pays to have a stash of goodies like that when inspiration strikes


i've been adding french knots in white and pale, pale pink, crystal seed beads and a row of simple running stitch... so far...


then the great debate started up in my head...

what else to add?

bullion knot roses perhaps?

a spray of leaves in chain stitch or feather perhaps?

maybe fly stitch fronds?


last night this sat in front of me for the better part of half an hour whilst i waffled back and forth between any and all of the above... finally putting it aside to think about


this morning i decided that though enough was enough with my decision dithering, well, clearly i didn't have enough of this to experiment with...

so i made six more - not as large as this... tiny, diminutive even

little miniatures...

and tonight i will play

7 comments:

Magpie's Mumblings said...

As I was reading your dilemma about what to add next I was thinking you should do them all - and then I discovered that you've made more - so now you CAN do them all (and more besides!!). Yay!

Rachel said...

I do love that - "And tonight I will play." I hope you will have a wonderfully playful evening!

Createology said...

Lacilicious experiments you have created and I would love to see your diminutive pieces you have put together. JOYful Playing Dear...<3

Christine B said...

Six is a collection... a series. Happy playtime!

Karen Ruane said...

so I made six more.....love that. A girl after my own heart. These are exquisite..I drooled, sorry!

Marj Talbot said...

Yes - I too await the diminutive pieces. Happy stitching.

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