Hello my dear friends,
remember this little embroidered thistle flower I just recently made?
I so love they way it looks, just so neat and different too.
After making the little flower in white crochet thread, I couldn't resist dyeing some of the thread in a lovely shade of purple to give the little flower some color. Of course I couldn't resist making a pincushion that I could embellish with this sweet little embroidered flower. I used two different shades of strong thread for the stem and to hug and hold the pale purple blossom. Two small pieces of sari silk ribbon became the leaves. As always, seam binding was a must and I chose to use the one that is closest in color to the drop cloth, again one of my favorites. Seam binding also became the "chain" of this pocket watch pincushion. I crochet it and as the final touch I added a bow made of crinkled seam binding to the end and then it was done!
I made it very simple but very pretty in my eyes and that is what I am sharing with all of you today.
My "Little Thistle Flower".
I love it when things turn out the way I hope they would and this is for sure one of them.
I think it might be one of my new favorites.
Did you know that the thistle flower stands for so many good things?! Like bravery, devotion, strength and determination and the thistle is also the national flower of Scotland, a beautiful place. And last but not least ... did you know that the thistle is a part of the sunflower family? Who would have known right?!
Hopefully today I will have the time to start working on another pincushion again with this little flower but this time, I am going with the way I made it the first time, a little white flower.
So if you have a little spare moments, then do come back some time again and see what I have been up too.
I hope you are well my dear friends and life is treating you kind.
Have a peaceful and creative day.