End of January
The daffodils dried beautifully on their stalks. So fine and delicate in their papery softness. I couldn't help but save them for a few days to enjoy further.
Still on the autumn trend, I've finished work on Rita's beautiful blocks. She chose such lush silks to make them out of and stated how she loves the red's, gold's and purple's of autumn. I opted to focus on seamwork on her block.
This circular pattern is becoming a favorite as it is so adaptable! I also love the little featherstitch grapevine!
These are the four completed blocks so far. Each block has a simple, elegant beauty to it, so I wanted to also keep my block in a similar vein. I still feel that the wine colored patch could use something else in the corner, but everything I've tried makes the block feel heavy and out of balance, so I opted to leave well enough alone and leave it as is. The blocks above are by Beryl, Cathy L., Ritva and myself. One more set of blocks in the Autumn DYB and I can focus on the "For the Birds" round robin!