I have started work on the base embroidery, a “mossy hillock” , that Jenny Adin-Christie has designed to sit under and beautifully display her Jenny Wren. This piece is designed to be fitted on top of a wooden base that Jenny has available ( purchased seperatly from the hillock kit), or you can mount it over… Continue reading Jenny Wrens – Mossy Hillock.
I have now finished stitching this gorgeous little wren’s breastplate and applied it to her body. Her wings, with the wool flannel needle pages tucked under them, have been attached by stitching to her body. There is a little magnetic closure to keep the wings tucked in when not in use. Jenny Adin-Christie includes a… Continue reading Jenny Wren – making progress
Work has continued on my Jenny Wren by Jenny Adin-Christie. After stitching two wings, that I hope are reasonably matched, I moved into working the needle lace that covers Jenny Wrens back. I have also stitched and applied her Tail Feather. I have decided that I really like working the piece of Needlelace, and trying… Continue reading Jenny Wren has a body
My next stitching adventure is now underway as I have started stitching Jenny Adin-Christies gorgeous stumpwork Wren. This cute little bird is actually a very practical needlework Etui, with its beak cleverly hiding a thread cutter, the wings covering needle pages, storage space for a thimble on its back, and in the Mossy Hillock that… Continue reading Jenny Wren is underway
A strange thing seems to happen as I get close to finishing work on any piece of embroidery that I am really enjoying – I get to a point where I almost don’t want to finish those last few stitches because the wonderful journey of creation will be over. However the journey is now over… Continue reading Embroiderers Workbasket finished