26. Feb, 2021

Stitching On Hydrangea flowers

As Summer turns to Autumn here in new Zealand the hydrangea flowers start to semi dry out and turn wonderful metallic shades. I have found that by sandwiching them between layers of organza and stitching both across the petals and around the flower I can preserve the flowers with much of their original colours. I am intending to use some of these for the Jude Kingshott Textile.org Stitch club challenge for the past fortnight. As I have been looking after Grandma (95) after coming out of hospital, it has given me something to concentrate on while I sit with her at her place