Saturday, 8 November 2008


I kept the background to this brooch very neutral.  I added ribbons and lace in with bamboo fibre, wool roving, silk throwsters waste, wool nepps and tencel.

Here's how it looked once the I'd finished with my embellisher!

Next I embroidered onto the surface, going for opalescent shades of silver, gold, spearmint, soft pink and ice blue.

My main goal this time was to try a new shape - aiming for circular, but it was a bit complicated to work out!

The finished brooch with an idea of scale.

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