Though the rose embroidery for my friends 14th century hood might appear quite simple at first sight, it is definitely much more complex than it looks like. Well, there is quite some work involved to make it appear so simple, proper and effortless.
I know, it’s about time for another update concerning the 14th century hood project with rose embroidery for my friend Elisenda.
Well, what a great coincidence as I just managed to finish the third rose for her hood! …and not only that, I already started working on the fourth rose! 😀
Despite the small set-back due to the work on my arming coat and a knighting scroll for a friend, I never ceased to dedicate every spare minute to the embroidery for my friends 14th century hood project.
And todays posting is all about roses! …or to be more specific: embroidered roses! Well, you know me, I love me some good rose embroidery from time to time… 😉
After all my sewing related postings concerning my husbands new tunic, the time has finally come to show you some of my hand embroidery again!
And as it happens, I just quite recently started a new embroidery project. Not only that, I already worked several hours on this project and therefore already have a nice sneak peek for you of:
…a 14th century hood with roses (and maybe one or two pelicans)
for my dear friend Elisenda de Luna! 😀
And finally I found the time to finish the 14th century inspired Klosterstich rose embroidery which I started last year.
Yes, I admit it, I neglected this small project a little and worked on several other more urgent projects in the meantime. But after my husbands heart attack last week, I really needed a nice embroidery project to ease my mind.
I think everyone of us has something special that can provide a certain peace of mind. In some cases it is chocolate, some prefer to snack on nuts or have a nice glass of beer or wine, others start cleaning their home,… and well, I prefer to work at my embroidery projects. Well, not that I would reject chocolate or a good glass of wine or beer, but embroidery is definitely my pacifier.
I have a nice surprise for my dear Craft with Racaire members: A 14th century rose embroidery pattern for Klosterstich! 😀
Wooohooo! It took some time but after working at it for several hours I finally finished another detailed embroidery pattern handout today.
It is all about 14th century roses! Or to be me more precise, about one of them – my favorite one… 🙂