April 29, 2013

IMG_6444The kids have been having a go at embroidery!

I put some hessian in a small hoop and threaded the needle.

They chose the colours and did the stitching.

IMG_6448Our Dear Boy (6) did the outer circle and Our Dear Girl (3) did some of that crazy stuff in the middle.

Destined to become a mama’s treasured cushion I reckon.


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  1. Oh, memories… I used wool on hessian to embroider a ‘portrait’ of my Dad back when I was a young’un. He still has it hanging up in his shed!

    1. Hey there long time listener, first time caller, I too graduated from the school of hessian embroidery. Mine was had oak leaves in green wool. It remains an unfinished work…somewhere!

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