Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Jacobean Leaves

I spend so much time reading and enjoying other people's blogs that I forget to write anything for myself.    I've been a bit lazy but recently on Feeling Stitchy I saw the blog posted by Mrs Lacer feauring Kelly Fletcher's Jacobean Leaves cushion.
I like crewel work, which is used to embroider these leaves,  so I bought her pattern and have started working the leaves as small individual panels to incorporate into a quilt.  I don't have any particular lay-out in mind so have no idea how many I will need.  But if I repeat any leaf shape I can use a different colour combination from within the colour range that Kelly chose for her cushion leaves.






One of these days I'll make some more of these.  In the meantime it's back to the fifties dresses.

4 comments:

  1. Looking forward to seeing the leafy quilt. They look great.

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  2. Great leaves. I am wanting to do a Jacobean quilt soon and these leaves are really inspiring.

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  3. I hadn't realized until I started these that there were so many Jacobean-inspired quilts around.

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