Monday, March 26, 2012

Birds on a Cherry Tree

The inspiration:

Wall silhouette of birds on a branch.


The embroidery:

Birds on a branch embroidery

Birds on a branch embroidery  
Birds on a branch embroidery 

Birds on a branch embroidery 

Birds on a branch embroidery 



I did the tree branch in a stem stitch, the flowers I used lazy daisy and the birds and two free floating flowers were done in a slip stitched chain with french knots as the bird's eyes and the middle of the flowers. The fabric I used is actually cotton lining removed from a thrifted skirt. I LOVE repurposing fabrics, have you tried it yet?

5 comments:

  1. I love this! I'm a sucker for nature and outdoor scenes anyway, but I also love the embroidery -- really wish I knew how to do this! Thanks for sharing :)

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  2. This is super cute! Are you planning to turn this into anything?

    citystitchin.blogspot.com

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  3. Beautiful design - and a great repurpose too!


    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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  4. Love it so pretty. It makes me want to get back to doing needlework. I always loved doing needlework, and every time I see you work it makes me want to get back to it. Following you on GFC. Thanks for sharing your creative inspiration at Sunday's Best.

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