I just finished this motif for Sarma on her round robin block. Sarma's block is lovely and in the booklet she sent along, she talked about the forest and her love for walking through the woods and everything she enjoys about it. So, this is the theme for her block and I wanted to give her as many of the enjoyable things about it as I could. So, the first thing I stitched for her is this strawberry motif. Picking berries is a great part of a walk in the woods. I thought it might be interesting to walk through how I create a motif like this. It is so great to free yourself from copying other people's designs and strike out on your own. Having said that, though, the first thing I did was google "strawberry plant images". Most of what came up were commercial plants which made my mind click that what I was looking for was wild strawberries so back to google I went. I don't copy the photo per se but instead use it to remind me of the characteristics of the pla
I have lots of posts on embroidery, needlework and crazy quilting. Right now, in the time of Covid pandemic, my interests have turned to living frugally, gardening, cooking, etc. A regular Suzie Homemaker!