Sunday, 5 April 2015

Bead embroidery 'Joy'

I've finished the orange/pink/purple bead embroidery that I named Joy. I did originally take some pictures at the beginning where I'd stitched the materials together before I added the beads and buttons but then I accidentally deleted the pictures before I managed to upload them. Anyway, here is the final piece.

Orange pink and purpled beaded quilt embroidery in sunburst design

It's quite large and I wished it was smaller by the time I was half way through. It measures about 13 inches square without the border. I've promised myself I'll go smaller in future as I get bored easily, although the size did allow plenty of space for variety.

Here are a few detail shots.

Variety of bead detail including pink button flower, purple bead circles and gold buttons

Detail showing purple beads shaped like flowers and clear beads

Detail showing rows of purple beads and small pink and purple flower shaped buttons

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