Thursday, 21 July 2016

A White Night - with a splash of colour

Tonight I have been stitching white buttonhole stitch around the edge of the angel.   Perhaps not the most inspiring, it is nonetheless very satisfying.  
Another evening and I should be all the way round and can then begin the floral part.   I laid a piece of dark cloth under the lacework wing to make it clearer -  the fabric is still pristine white.   I wash my hands frequently while stitching this
I have pulled the floss for the flowers and think they should look really good.   My idea is to have a deep wine velvet underskirt- but no firm decisions have been made yet.   The HD3QBEM says that bottle green velvet would look good too.   She is of course correct ;-)
Tomorrow I will draw a name from the comments left for the giveaway so do leave a comment here if you wish to enter.   There will be a cake of Whittakers Black Doris Plum and Roasted Almonds chocolate included  - if that is an added inducement.


5 comments:

  1. I am enjoying seeing your progress on this.

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  2. Maybe you should make two angels, one with each colour?
    Those colours look so pretty, they are the same ones used in my Noel banner which I should finish one day!

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  3. As always, your hardanger is beautiful!

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  4. Only just come across your lovely blog! I am a fan of Hardanger too, and I like to experiment with using colours as well as traditional white.

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