I have quite a love of knot gardens: I have created several and I thought I would show them to you today.
This first one is stitched on hand dyed fabric using silk threads and lots of french knots and turkey stitch.
I particularly like the colours in this one.
This one was my first attempt and I was helped with stitch selection & colours by Bev Tully. It took many hours of concentration.
Again I used silk threads. It is lovely and soft to touch and is on the top of a round black box.
I stitched out this heart pattern on my embroidery machine and then filled in the gaps (hearts etc) with different threads and stitches. It was a kind of a
sampler, and looks prettier in "real life".
I have mounted this one on top of another box which I have covered with an interesting paper.
I use this one in the sewing room for bits & pieces.
Another of my designs: I found it difficult to deal with the idea of it being divided into 3 sections. I do like symmetry.
This tiny one was lots of fun to do: it is a little pin cushion set in a shallow wooden bowl.