I LOVE DAISIES - they are such a happy flower! This cute canvas is my weekend project just because I'm so excited about it and it will go fast.
It comes with a stitch guide from Amy's Golden Thread...she comes up with the most amazing ideas so I'm anxious to try her suggestions. I love all the ideas, but of course I might just change up one thing....she used detached bullions for the flower center and I'd like to try the beaded technique like Robin King used on a sunflower. And I'm switching the background to an aqua blue since that's my favorite color. I'll let you know how it all turns out.
I plan to work on my fruit canvases also. I hit the jackpot and found the 4th of my Melissa Shirley fruit series on eBay...it's a peach!
I'm so excited about it...I'm going to my LNS to look for the appropriate colors in Petite Very Velvet today. Seems like peaches should be velvety...right? If not, I do have some beautiful silks in my stash that will work. I am really trying to use my own stash threads but the velvet is just calling to me and I'm so incredibly fortunate to have a needlepoint shop in my town. Stay tuned...