Sunday, April 28, 2013

Delicate

Found on Flickr



I have a soft spot for embroideries based on illustrations and this one,  embroidered by Kate Elisabeth Rolinson (Poesie Grenadine), is particularly lovely. lt's based on an illustration from a children's book from the 1930's. I especially love how delicate it looks, stitched with presumably only one strand of floss on a French Lace hand kerchief. More about this commissioned piece on Elisabeth's blog Poesie Grenadine.

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  1. Thanks for the feature! This commission was one of my favourite embroideries to work on and I'm actually working on a similar blackwork 1930s book illustration at the moment - you can have a peek at my progress here: http://poesiegrenadine.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/say-it-with-flowers.html

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    1. aaah, thank you for adding that :)

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