Friday, 20 May 2022

Friday Revision Homework - Stitches: 206 - 210

 I like monochrome prints, you know, blue on blue, yellow on yellow, blue on blue. That is why I first coloured Sunbonnet Sue's clothes with wax crayons, set the wax with a hot iron and then embroidered on top of in the same colour as the crayon.


Sue is walking with heavy steps into a future of uncertainty ... Hopefully she will find solidarity, hope and peace along the way.







Other stitches used: 
Stem Stitch for the outlines and movement of skirt and scarf, 
Straight Stitch to add extra petals on the sunflower, 
a triple Star Filling Stitch for the centre of the flower.




7 comments:

  1. She’s beautifully stitched Queenie! 💛💙

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  2. Nice use of all of these stitches. The world is in a sad place, especially Ukraine.

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  3. I don't know where Sue is going. But I think Sue's heart is heading for the future.

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  4. She is evolving isn't she?

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  5. We are all with Sue in this. Hoping that the future turns out as well as we hope and better than we fear..

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  6. So beautiful. Such a lot said in your stitching. The colors are most appropriate.

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