Wednesday, 4 March 2015

sweet heart






This is my version of a sweet heart pin cushion, like this one from the Imperial War Museum. I've mounted mine in a box covered with vintage letters, the old handwriting is so beautiful.

15 comments:

Irene Donovan said...

so beautiful....

Evergreen Mo said...

Your heart is so lovely. I like to use hand stitching in my work but no way as exquisite as yours. lovely to look at

Carrie B. said...

Absolutely beautiful!! xo

Susan McShannon-Monteith said...

It is indeed lovely.
It is sad to think that each time the seamstress would have used the beautiful keepsake be it to mend a garment or sew one from scraps she would be reminded of a loved one serving their country distant miles away...
I hope the one in the War museum held a story of returning home safe and sound.
Susan x

Conniecrafter said...

Absolutely Beautiful, perfect for someone living far away

susan hemann said...

lovely work, love the sentiment, how horrible men going off to war

bayou said...

So beautiful, Christine. The more I see the more I am looking forward to see you soon and hopefully learn - but will never reach your perfection in stitches.

Starr White said...

So, so beautiful. I'm officially swooning now.

Starr White said...

So, so beautiful. I'm officially swooning now.

Andy Lloyd Williams said...

Christine, your work has such tranquillity and beauty - it lifts your heart.
Andy LW, Bath

A Mermaid's Tale said...

So, so beautiful......it's already been said by several others, but those words are exactly what came to mind when I saw your heart Christine x

Dianne Murcutt said...

Exquisite...loving all your beautiful creations....

Dianne Murcutt said...

Exquisite...loving all your beautiful creations....

Dianne Murcutt said...

Exquisite...loving all your beautiful creations....

Pat Watson said...

I recently went on a day course to create a sweet heart pin cushion, where we made a patchwork of fabrics to create our heart. However, I love the simplicity of linen and your work is absolutely beautiful.

Pat Watson