Monday, 15 June 2015

Coming together

The rose leaves were worked after the background seeding on the wing and then the blue flower all in long and short stitch. There are french knots to go in the centre of the rose along with some more beads.

Long and short rose and leaves

It was then the tricky bit - giving him a pleasant expression! Long and short shading for the face with french knots down the centre and padded satin for the beak and eyes.

Owl's face
The end is nearly in sight!


  1. Good luck with the face - expressions can be very tricky indeed!