|First came the selection of threads.|
The pattern uses Madeira and my embroidery machine shows Brothers Colours but I only use Marathon threads, so it took me quite a while to convert the colour numbers.
|Each block, there are nine of them, takes about 90 to 120 minutes to sew out in a 5 x 9 inch hoop|
Here are the first four
|I like to use one long piece of fabric, backed with cushion soft and tear away.|
I find this saves too much wasted material.
Here are the next three being sewn out.