17 July 2009
Fans and Sakura
The fans were inspired by the work of Hideko, which you can see on her blog, Wind from the East. Scattered around the block are silk ribbon embroidered sakura as well as a few sakura beads.
The seam treatments on this block are simple and unadorned as I wanted the focus to be on the fans and sakura.
This is the last of the blocks for this Anything Goes Do Your Block round robin. It has been fun to see the different variations that everyone came up with and a challenge to try to new directions in my stitching! Soon, I hope to see my flower fairy themed blocks return and can't wait to see what everyone has done on them!
White Sands National Monument has one of the prettiest visitor centers. An old adobe building with lovely wooden vigas and timbers. Afte...