As promised here’s the second box stitched by Diana Churchill. It’s quite a large box and covered in delightful detail.
Here’s the first side…
and again from a different angle….
Now to side 2……
and side 4
And for those of you who love to look close up at the stitching and motifs here are some cute details…..
and last but not least here’s the lid…
Doesn’t it just make you smile and want to be a little kid again??!
Thank you Diana for sharing your awesome boxes and also Stewart (Bath) for the great photos.
I hope you’re really enjoying the lead up to Christmas.
In this post we’re sharing an inspiring piece that celebrates Goldwork and Stumpwork embroidery. It’s an
Alison Cole design called a Siennese Illuminated Treasure and it’s been stitched by Fran Novitski.
When I studied the photos I could just imagine this gorgeous box being tucked away in the saddlebags of the Three Wise Men on their way to the Nativity. What do you think?
Here’s some wonderful eye candy for you thanks to Stewart Bath’s photographs:
Thank you Fran for sharing this exquisite treasure with us and Stewart for the great photos.
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In honour of Remembrance Day I’m going to share four more awesome postcards from our
Stitching Love and Hope Creative Challenge to re-interpret WW1 Silk Postcards. All four postcards feature poppies.
The first is a beautiful Needlelace and Stumpwork postcard by
This next lovely postcard is by
Margaret Roberts has stitched two delicate and vivid poppies on her beautiful postcard:
While the message in Luba Tomaska’s evocative field of poppies sums up the solemn purpose of today:
If you want to see all the
Stitching Love and Hope postcards that we’ve shared to date then go to the Challenges Gallery here.
Bye for now
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