Plantagenet Wreath – little green caps

The broom flowers are to be filled in next, all one hundred of them, and I’m starting with the little green caps at their bases (I’m sure these have a proper botanical name but I have no idea what it is!). These are in the lightest shade of green, Madeira stranded cotton no. 1401.  The…

Silver snowdrop sample – the snowdrops

Another ghastly photo, but hopefully you can more or less tell that I’ve finished the satin stitch for the upper leaves and  around the edge of the snowdrops: That’s all the embroidery done – now to cut it out…

Silver snowdrop sample – satin stitch

To hold the silver mesh in place, I’m stitching over it in sating stitch around the edge; the double row of split stitch forms the extent of the satin stitch, leaving as much of the mesh exposed as possible. The roots first: Stems and most of the leaves: The large single leaf: My stitching looks…