Tuesday, May 24, 2016

- He loves me

Retrospective (5/28/2016)

Patch #145 is a loose rendition of the Zexmenia pictured in the Original Post below ...




Pronounced zeh-MAIN-yah (according to a friend who speaks fluent Spanish), it is known to us as Floodplain Daisy. Don has successfully transplanted a number of them to our rock garden where they happily propagate themselves from year to year ...



In stitching this, I decided to sketch just the center axis of each petal, then free-hand a split backstitch in variegated floss ...


I debated putting veins into each petal, but in the end decided to keep it simple.

Original Post

There's hardly a visit that goes by without a flower gifted by G ...


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