Forsythia Sampler.

Inspired by my forsythia drawings, I made this little stitched sampler this week.

forsythia sampler 1

forsythia sampler 2

The forsythia twig is ‘drawn’ on some loose woven, vintage linen, framed by scraps of toning cottons, vintage lace, cotton tape and shell buttons, all sewn onto a small piece of pale yellow recycled furnishing fabric. I want to experiment with lots more botanical stitching, based on drawings, I`ll just play around with little samplers till I feel I`m getting it right.

forsythia sampler 3forsythia sampler 4

forsythia sampler 5

 

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