a love of small stitches making rippling patterns…

susi bancroft kantha stitches 1Small stitches holding together and forming a new cloth – thin fine soft layers and scraps become one..

..watching the ripples forming as the patterns of stitch grow…

‘love is in the air’ – french knots lightly giving enough to read the text at a second look

So busy absorbed in making these that I forgot to take pictures! The sun shone so warm and brightly on the rich pinks and reds that interestingly the rippling patterns are clearer than the stitches and threads!