Preparing for free embroidery on hand-dyed cotton
I am following now and then - whenever I think of it
the Sunday stitch school of Queenie -
(She showed how to make backstitches by imprinting the holes
first by a not-threaded sewing machine - really good for beginners)
I am making them as usually free hand not caring too much about
I stitched a circle and filling it in with chain stitches and variegated thread
- it will be a flower -
for the flower - I also made two puffs (bumpy bits - expression by
Karen Ruane) and stems.
About Rapunzel - I can tell you that every girl needs more than
So the meanwhile 16 years old Rapunzel was gifted with a beautiful
silk skirt - embroidered and embellished with lace
Now the prince can be welcomed - and he indeed spares no effort to visit
the beautiful girl.
from the other side of the page.
(There must be a door at the bottom how otherwise did Rapunzel
get high up into her prison? Later in the story the sorceress and the girl
leave the tower - and I am sure they use the spiral staircase - )
This could be the tower - it is in Villersexel - Haute-Saône, France -
the chateau is transformed Into a hotel and the private rooms
can be visited with a guide - two afternoons a week.