I'm really ready for proper Spring now. We woke up to snow this morning! That just doesn't seem right.
The crocuses and snowdrops are out here at least, but I'm longing for narcissi... and cherry blossom!
This is a piece that has been in progress for some time. She's my first experiment in slightly more 3D work (she's not hugely 3D but I needed to start somewhere).
Sakura is made from 5 petals made from beaded and embroidered felt:
After making each petal, I gave them a little bit of extra shape:
and then joined them all together...
...into a brooch!