|Snow Covered Berries|
I adore the red berries on this tree. Some of the berries are nearly translucent from the freezing temperature. When I looked at the whole tree against the snow background my first thought was translating it into embroidery. Wouldn't this pic make a beautiful embroidered block? Wouldn't this be spectacular on a white Ultrasuede, which I recently found in my stash. Something to ponder.....
This summer I planted 8 Limelight Hydrangea. To say they were magnificent is an understatement. For new plantings the blooms were impressive - robust and full. . . . . I'm imagining next year's growth . . . but to get back on track I love the way snow created domes on the blooms. Now I'm wondering how I can translate these regal snow globes into embroidery. Any ideas? I better start collecting white, silver and iridescent threads.
With the dogwoods I love the snow resting gracefully on the red branches. Hey, I think this could be a very cool 10" embroidery block. Well it looks like I have the beginning of an Ultrasuede quilt or at least an embroidery series, but first...
. . . . I better finish another project I started during Thanksgiving. During last weekend's snow storm I squared up my embroidered blocks using the Roll The Gold blades. Have you tried them yet? Smooth as butter, these blades cut effortlessly. With the Titanium coating they last a long time, but I like that I can cut faster and more accurately. The 45 mm blades - they are sold in 2 and 10 packs - work with all the rotary cutters found in my drawer - Olfa, Clover, Dritz, etc.
I'm taking a few days off for the holiday. Hopefully I can finish a couple projects and start some new ones. You know how it is... always creating in my mind and hopefully . . with my hands.
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