Friday, December 16, 2011

There is one area in which I have a lot of patience -- I say this because patience isn't my strong suit -- and that is when I leave a piece of cloth alone until the right time. This 35-inch-long table topper has been draped on the back of a chair for a long time. I knew I wanted to embroider it with words, but the words didn't show themselves until yesterday.

I mounted it à la Sibella Court -- with masking tape. Ideally it would be pinned in place.




Simplicity is the removal of the useless and the unnecessary--source unknown

4 comments:

  1. I love that this is untitled, yet the sentiment is so haunting.

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  2. so lovely.
    xxox, jill

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  3. Your words are always so well chosen. xoxo

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  4. This is really gorgeous! Love that lace going across...

    People used to comment about my big, blue eyes when I was a child, but looking back at photos, Avery's eyes are about twice the size that mine were!

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