We’re enjoying the Australia Day long weekend here in Canberra.
To celebrate we’re going to share some lovely work featuring Aussie themes.
In this post we’re showing you a lovely piece of Canvaswork stitched by Kay Reid. The design showcases Australian floral emblems.
Here’s the whole design:
and now for some close-ups…..
Golden Wattle – Floral Emblem of Australia
Kangaroo Paw – State Floral Emblem of Western Australia
Cooktown Orchid – State Floral Emblem of Queensland
Waratah – State Floral Emblem of NSW
Sturt’s Desert Rose – Floral Emblem of the Northern Territory
Common Heath – State Floral Emblem of Victoria
Tasmanian Blue Gum – State Floral Emblem of Tasmania
Royal Blue Bell – Floral Emblem of the ACT……. and very special to our Guild
Thank you for sharing this awesome embroidery Kay and also Stewart (Bath) for the great photos.