9. Aug, 2020

Inserting beads

I am now inserting some small beads around the side of the pine needle basket. This is my first piece to get to this stage and I can see that my stitches are not very straight going up he side but overall I am quite pleased with how it is coming on and I have learnt a lot with this. I sit at night, after dinner, and add the layers of pine needles. It grows quite slowly but it a slow and meditative exercise. I have found there is a "shiny" side to the pine needles and I am concentrating on having this side out. Who knew there were so many details to be learnt from a simple pine needle