What a wonderful project this has been. Jenny Adin-Christie prepares the most beautiful kits for her pieces, and they are an absolute pleasure to stitch. Finishing the Mossy Hillock. The stitching on the mossy hillock uses a wide variety of interesting threads in variegated cottons, silks, and pearl cottons. It is also liberally sprinkled with… Continue reading Jenny Wren is finished!
Getting my stitching mojo back! After an unexpected break I have finally been able to get back to stitching. I was completely knocked out by the flu and, even though I was home from work for nearly two weeks, I was not able to think about taking a stitch in all that time. However as… Continue reading More Mossy Hillock
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