Have to say that I really enjoyed stitching Tanja Berlin's Goldwork Lion. This was my first attempt at goldwork embroidery and I am very pleased with the result. Daughter #2 who has never asked for a piece of anything I've stitched before asked if she could have it so I am doubly happy!
Close up view of the gold and copper purl purls.
Close up of all the different couched threads.
Very messy back view that I have yet to stitch down :)
The Lily of the Valley are all in bloom right now.
The little Forget-Me-Nots are one of my very favourite flowers and they are all in bloom right now too.
Was able to snap a picture of a Bohemian Waxwing in the front yard yesterday evening.
And then this morning a muskrat paid a call to breakfast on a dead perch