InstructionsI found the artwork for these pretty cornflowers during one of my frequent browsing sessions on Google Images in the clipart category for flowers. I copied and pasted it to my documents where I enlarged it, printed it and made size adjustments on the copy machine. The cornflowers are embroidered with a dark blue varigated floss which gives it the shaded look. Stitches are done in long and short ...
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Type of item: Home Decor
Style: Casual, Traditional, Romantic, Classic
White Linen, Navy Blue Linen, welting, interfacing, polyfill, embroidery floss
What was your inspiration?
I am inspired when I see a piece of artwork that can come to life through embroidery. Elegant simplicity gets my attention.
What are you most proud of?
I am thrilled that I've taken my hand embroidery from nothing and through practice and perserverence I now feel confident to present my embroideries to the world.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Don't get overwhelmed by a project. Take it one piece at a time and before you know it, your project is done and beautiful. This particular piece is a pillow, so a basic knowledge of sewing is really necessary. Pillows don't always require a zipper, they can be very basic. Any basic sewing book will provide instructions on pillow construction.