In March this year, I ran a workshop at the South East Essex Embroiderers’ Guild called ‘Celebrate with stitch and collage‘.
The idea was to make a greetings card using a mixture of paper and stitch to create a simple vase of flowers.
A mixture of patterned papers and text from old books were used to cut out simple flower and vase shapes. These were then glued to a greetings card and decorated using bold stitches using embroidery thread and embellished with buttons.
Here’s a small selection of the lovely pieces made…