Here’s a little hand embroidery pattern for you – just a doodle of some simple hanging flowers.
I was going to call the design “lilies of the valley,” but they aren’t quite that, are they? I’m not sure what they are, but “hanging flowers” seems general enough.
The design was inspired by an antique gold locket from the early 1900’s. The flowers were actually pearls set in, and the leaves were engraved. I was thinking the embroidery pattern could be reduced to fairly small – an inch high, maybe?! – and stitched on a very fine fabric, with tiny threads, and then mounted as a brooch or a pendant. Just get out your magnifier! It’d also look great larger, decorating a book cover or something of that sort. Any other ideas for it? Leave a comment with suggestions – inspire us!!
Here’s a PDF of the design:
Hanging Flowers Hand Embroidery Pattern (PDF)
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