Saturday, September 15, 2012

all the details

The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.
— William Morris (1834–1896)

Two layered four-point kiku herringbone stars at top and bottom; a gap before the final three rows of each adds a bit of a lacy effect.

Thread wrap in purple; S8 division in #5. Embroidery in 5 shades of artichoke green, from extremely light to quite dark. The quote by William Morris is in the bell box along with brass rings that make a quiet traditional rattle. Circumference: 11.25 inches / 28.5 cm; diameter: 3.58 inches / 9.07 cm. Completed 14 September 2012 (no. 155).

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