And more stitching:
I think I’m calling this one ‘Sleepers Awake’. I like the piece of music of the same name, and this picture makes me think of the sleeping earth waking up in the spring: dormant seeds putting out new shoots, buds on the trees, lambs in the fields. Like sleeping memories waking up again.
The trees are made from hand-dyed mulberry bark. I like the fact that the bark from a tree is being reincarnated as the graphic representation of a tree.
The sheep are made from pieces of vintage trim that was a gift from my mum:
There is more work to do on this, and every stitch is a pleasure.
You're welcome to pick your way through threads and stitches, but I'd be really grateful if you could be kind enough to refrain from pinning.