Something New

I broke out of the box today and made this:It’s a wall hanging and I’m not sure if it is done yet… I’ll look at it again tomorrow and think on it then.

I knew I wanted to do a patchwork style background. I used fabrics to represent the ground, green grass, the sky, etc. I then attached an embroidery hoop to give it some “depth”. I knew I wanted a tree and bird theme but did not want to embroider the tree so I found a stick that looked pretty tree like to me, and attached it with some thread. I embroidered the spring leaves and the blue birds and viola – a wall hanging inspired by nature.

Singer and Craft Magazine are hosting a contest and if I still like this tomorrow, it will probably be my entry. It was fun to do something different for a change – perhaps I do this more often.

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8 thoughts on “Something New

  1. Punkinhead says:

    This is so great!!! Is there anything you can’t do??? You should make a few and put them on Etsy and see what happens.

  2. idyll hands says:

    I can’t cook rice very well. So yes, there is something I can’t do.

  3. dogwood says:

    That’s beautiful! It always feels good to do something a little different now and then… keeps the creativity flowing.

  4. Michelle says:

    That’s pretty cool! I like it. Alot!

  5. christina says:

    you are a crafting goddess!!! I LOVE this!

  6. Ooooooooooooo. YES! I love, love, love the way you incorporated the twig. Brilliant! *running to my studio to copy you shamelessly*

  7. idyll hands says:

    Denise – I’ll let you, and only you, copy 🙂

  8. casserole says:

    Genius!!! Can’t wait to see how it turns out.

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