Thursday, December 8, 2016

Wreath with Pearls

This is definitely the most time-intensive embroidery on paper I've done. It's lovely! I so liked the color choices I made. Adding the pearls took it over the top!

I used a gold parchment card stock. I decided to use some hand-dyed cotton floss in two shades of green and two of pink, alternating the shades with each element. It gives the piece extra dimension.

I added the smallest pearls I had in my stash. I played around with placement for a while before deciding on the final outcome. Voila! I may need to keep this one for myself and frame it.


This piece is based off a design from New Ideas with Embroidery on Paper by Erica Fortgens

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