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Commission – Madeline

I’m a wee bit behind on showing off my commissions, so here’s an update.

Madeline hand embroidery - Misericordia 2014

I really enjoyed this one, although it was meant to be ‘just a simple design’ it turned into quite a lot of stitching!

Madeline hand embroidery - Misericordia 2014

I do love a cherry blossom, Edinburgh is particularly blessed with rows and rows of trees (including one poor confused tree in the Meadows which always flowers on its own and at very strange times of the year).

Madeline hand embroidery - Misericordia 2014

Blossom trees always remind me of both Japanese and French Impressionist art, so I thought they would give a suitably Parisian flavour.

Almond Blossoms - Vincent Van Gogh 1890

Almond Blossoms – Vincent Van Gogh 1890

It’s not until I went to look for an image for this post that I realised how much I must have been holding that Van Gogh in my mind. There you are, another reason to expose small children to works of art.

Someday Soon?

I’m about to start a Parisian-inspired piece, so I’ve been googling a lot of cherry blossoms.

Pinned from elleamberley.co.uk

 

It’s not helping my Spring-longing very much…

I think it’s time to step out of The Hovel and do some embroidery in the sunshine!

paint

I’ll just get these frames painted in, they’re a suitably Parisian shade of cream, croyez-vous?

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