Remember Renee from Salt Spring Island. (The Shower Lurker…sorry Renee, but that’s how my followers know you….) She left for home earlier this month with this little wool pattern all glued together..ready for her stitches….
Now Renee has NEVER worked with wool and from what I understand she has just done a little bit of sewing…Renee is a potter. She and her husband had a very successful pottery business on Salt Spring Island and they have just recently retired.
The pattern that Renee cut out is called ‘Sunflower and Bittersweet’ and I bought it at the Country Loft, in La Mesa…and YES they have an online shop!!
Here is Renee’s version after stitching it down on the black wool…
Gorgeous, isn’t it?!
She added embroidery to give each petal and leaf giving them dimension and life!
Now look at the sunflower!! I can see the artist in Renee coming out in a new form!
I can’t wait to stitch my own!! Thanks so much for the inspiration, Renee!! I bet JoAnn and Kathy at the Country Loft will be swamped with orders for this pattern!
So all this from someone who has NEVER worked with wool!! Incredible! Renee REALLY has wool fever now!! She has been busy visiting all the thrift shops on Salt Spring Island looking for wool jackets, pants, skirts and blankets and is even talking about dyeing wool!! AND of course she is also talking about her next project!!
RENEE, I THINK IT IS TIME TO START BLOGGING!! Inquiring minds want to know!
Have a super Sunday and Happy Quilting!