For LA-Fairy in the Beltane Merrymaking Swap. I had been inspired by a picture from an old magazine of one of my crafty hero Ernest Thesiger’s projects he made for his house, and a technique he mentions in his book “Adventures in Embroidery” - that of stitching fabric motifs onto net or lace to use as a screen, and I wanted to try it. I had also found a picture of a gorgeous embroidered lace shawl which I wanted to emulate, but I quickly realized I had not allowed myself nearly enough time.
My small and simplified version:
Here are the inspiration pics:
Ernest’s screen in his house, from House and Garden, December, 1920:
Edwardian lace shawl, c. 1910:
Goddess by artsycandice.