Todays theme for the Friday Photo Challenge set by Postcard from Gibraltar is delicate. Not any easy subject when you like quilting and dressmaking, but I managed to find a few…
This was the first hummingbird block I made, I think it’s design looks pretty delicate with it’s pieced wings and tail.
This is the summer side of my Tall Year Square etui with it’s delicate shades of pink, blue and green and the pretty dragonfly centre.
These are the seed heads from the Pasque flower, or pulsatilla,I think they’re just as attractive as the flowers. They look really delicate but they’re actually quite tough, last for ages on the plant…
…whereas the beautiful blooms of my magnolia stellata look stunning when they first emerge in the spring, but given bad weather they soon brown and look tatty. They are stunning but delicate!
These flower paste roses are not as delicate as they look, with care they can last for years, I’ve still got some from special occasions 15-20 years ago! These were left over from a wedding cake I made. I popped them in a Tupperware box on the top shelf in the kitchen cupboard and completely forgot about them! About 2-3 years later they worked perfectly as a quick Christmas cake topper.
Finally a cute little spider (it’s the only spider I would ever call cute!) on it’s delicate silver web. This was one of the first things I embroidered on my silk ribbon and stumpwork flower lattice embroidery.
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