Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Afternoon.  I did try again.

I have now made, and it is packaged ready for dispatch, a brooch for Deborah.  The bird is sitting on some pink flowers with blue leaves, in case you were wondering...

Starts out as one thing ends as another...

A few months ago, I sold some work at an event in Bodnant Gardens Pavillion, which was organised by the manager, Deborah. I was going to thank her by making her a brooch, which I started on Sunday.  However, it turned out larger than expected and has become decorative hanging ornament instead.   Deborah kindly donated a virgin fleece from her lamb, Bertie Wooster, so his fleece forms the main body of the bird.  It has been decorated with merino wool:

Have just added it to my Etsy shop and I'm off to my work room to try again!