Well it's finished and now residing with the lovely lady who commissioned it. You may remember it half done back at the beginning of last month. Well since then it's been...
Free motion machine embroidered. Not easy with something that measures almost 4ft x 3ft.
which gives some depth and definition to the wet felted flowers and leaves.
Embroidery threads have be chosen.
And much hand embroidery has ensued.
There has been some more needle felting as some areas were a little bit fuzzy after being stuffed unceremoniously under the sewing machine so many times.
and fiddly little Chinese knots were added to flower centres.
In all I've thoroughly enjoyed working on this piece and I'm veeerrrrry chuffed with it.
In fact I'd go as far as to say...
I think this is my best piece to date.