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5 Aug 2015

Stitches and a bird's nest

Some stitches around some holes - I even made feather

stitches - the first stitch of the new Tast stitches of SharonB

In fact I want to do some sumptious surface embroidery -

many more stitches will have to be done -

When we cut back some shrubs DH found this nest. I love

nests of birds and I keep them for a while.

I put this one on top of the stone heap - which DH put together

so beautifully - the stones of a broken-out window in our house

Nature is taking over the empty nest -

it is a hedge bindweed (Calylstegia sepium) - Zaunwinde

I wonder how it will look in a few weeks - the green invader will

certainly hold it firmly on the stones.

 

 

 

5 comments:

  1. Two sumptuous surfaces in this post. Your embroidery and nature embroidering the empty nest. Both beautiful and full of expectation.

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  2. loving your embroidery piece Anneliese this is going to be a real beauty. What a good idea with the nest wonder what nested in it as it looks quite big

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  3. Love your stiching, Anneliese.

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  4. This stitching is looking good, and has promise of something wonderful. I like birds nests too, they are all little miracles of design and work.

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  5. such a beautiful array of stitches. maybe a bird will use your nest or do they always build them new?

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