Thursday, 16 May 2013
Celebrating Scotland 2014
Not tacky but old style - grace and balace. Colours - soft purple, green, blue, grey, gold - heather, moss/grass, sea sky (grey), granite, sun/barley.
Piecing - shetland fairisle patterns
Pictoral - Tay Bridge, Shanwell Woods, Glenisla, Bellrock,
Embroidered birds that I love - blackbird, goldfinch, blue tit, great tit, housemartin, geese, oyster catchers, rooks, herons, buzzards
Otters, red squirrels, seals, wildcats, deer, sheep (soay, North Ronaldsay), cows (Aberdeen Angus, highland), highland pony.
Rowan, scots pine - alba
First fabrics brought from The Sewing Station in Broughty Ferry along with 2 I already had. Goodness fabric is expensive. Maybe this is why I paper piece, it uses every last scrap!