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Sunday, 3 February 2013

A Bit of Embroidery

It's quite a while since I settled down to my embroidery.  This last couple of weeks I did quite a bit.  This pincushion is stitched with my favourite embroidery subject - lavender.  The stems were done with whipped running stitch and the flowers with bullion knots.  I was going to put a stitched, covered button in the middle but wanted to get it finished, for such a small project it took a long time.  I love bullion knots but I'm quite slow at them.

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