Sunday, 14 June 2015

Samples 2015: Week 23, Thyme

Tea-dyed calico over felt, French knots in pearl cotton and stranded cotton.

Source picture
From this article in the Saturday Guardian 06/06/15:
“Alys Fowler: plants for patio cracks. If cracks appear, celebrate them. Many plants are adapted to harsh conditions.”
‘The obvious choice in paving cracks is thyme.’ Photograph: Gap Photos/Michael Howes
Sample design
The old L-shaped cards helped me pick a section – deliberately not my preferred square shape. Different sizes of French knots suited the plants and gravel nicely – and it’s a few weeks since I stitched any. Well I don’t have to take the difficult option every time, do I?!    

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