Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Embroidered house print


I've had this little print on calico for ages and I'm not sure why it took me so long to have a go, I guess I haven't really embroidered anything pre - printed before, so it seemed daunting.
I've been unwell the past couple of days and was looking for a project I could do in bed, so it seemed a perfect time to try this.


I've since decided that this is actually my dream house and I really should be living somewhere similar. Ah, well - one can dream, can't one?


I didn't plan and I just used what I had on hand. Some pretty silk ribbon, a little silk thread and plenty of good old fashioned DMC :)






I love how it turned out and I think I'll be looking for more pre printed panels, or if I get time I could attempt to draw my own from scratch, I've always had a real thing for drawing beautiful homes.

Now it just needs a nice frame, I'm thinking white and shabby?



5 comments:

Gill - That British Woman said...

that is just gorgeous, you're very talented.

Gill in Canada

Cathy said...

Your embroidery is fantastic, what a brilliant idea!

Janis said...

I love it! The little roses are beautiful. Feel better!

takeshapefitness said...

Lovely, I haven't done embroidery for years and I should give it a go again.

Rachel Garner said...

White and shabby would be perfect! It's a beautiful work of art. you are truly talented!