Progress on my chrysanthemum

You know, I don’t think I really understood before just how many petals a chrysanthemum has! I’m still working on outlining the petals. It’s definitely coming along, though. The end is nigh. (That really doesn’t sound as positive as I mean it).

The lighting is bad this morning, but I need to get to work, so I’m posting them anyway. I’m sure y’all will survive.

Here is some more detail on the blossom.

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17 Responses to Progress on my chrysanthemum

  1. Julia says:

    The colors and your work are just beautiful!

  2. your crysanthemum is lovely.The thread has a lovely shine that matches the gold work,thank you for sharing your work and embroideries from round the world

  3. Mary Corbet says:

    Really Lovely!! I’ll have to go back to the other posts on this one – curious about the type of thread you’re using for the embroidery! So pretty!!
    MC

  4. Julie says:

    Gorgeous! You’re a better man–er woman than me, Gunga Din. Don’t like working with rayon. How is the Joker coming?

    • Hannah says:

      Well, I admit rayon can be tricky. But I’m slowly getting better at managing it. And it’s so pretty!

      I need to find some time and energy for more work on the Joker. I use up most of my creative energy at work, so it’s a lot easier to make progress on kits than on my own designs.

  5. Erica Marsden says:

    The chrysanthemum is looking sumptious and beautiful, depite the poor light!

  6. Shanthi says:

    Very nice

  7. Exquisite !! Which brand of rayon are you using? Edmar?

  8. coralseas says:

    It is looking lovely. Rayon shines beautifully but it can be, shall we say, challenging to work with šŸ™‚ One thing that I found helpful when I’ve used rayon is to half hitch the thread in the needle. I don’t think that it improved my stitching but it did prevent the thread from sliding out of the eye all of the time which improved my humour!

    You have done really well.

  9. Rachel says:

    Yes, you’ve made great progress on this. Crysanthemums do seem to have a lot of petals, don’t they!

  10. Anita says:

    very pretty!could you please tell about the gold thread which you’d used?

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