This was a really fun stitch and perfect for summer - all those hot happy colours! The colours are a lot brighter IRL.
The School House Sampler
by Birds of a Feather
used recommended floss on 35 ct WDW Confederate Grey linen
Now I will show you more photos from my visit to the Dr Sun Yat-Sen garden. Here is a scholar's room, complete with those brushes used for writing. Yes, it's a whole art to that calligraphy.
Here is a display of an embroidered and beaded jacket, and some masks.
Notice those teeny tiny shoes (more like red booties)? Women used to get their feet bound - a form of torture that was regarded as a thing of beauty. Why does it always involve pain though? Think of the European corsets!
A silk embroidered screen.
These "windows" that provide different "vistas" when you walk through the garden.
We were lucky that it wasn't very busy when we went to visit on Sunday so it felt quite serene.
Well, I'm halfway through my 10 day challenge and I'm hanging in there! Thanks for coming to visit me every day!
Are you looking forward to seeing what will come out of the Baltimore Needlework Market? I am really excited about the new book from the Barb & Alma (Blackbird Designs) and who knows what other new creations they will have! What have you got on your must-have list?