Monday, October 29, 2012

the tints of autumn

The tints of autumn—a mighty flower garden, blossoming under the spell of the enchanter, Frost.
— John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)

The traditional rose garden pattern as a tribute to deepening autumn.

Thread wrap in chocolate bown; S12 division in metallic silver. Embroidery in 10 shades of orange, red, yellow, and brown, plus silver. The quote by John Greenleaf Whittier is in the bell box along with brass rings that make a quiet traditional rattle. Circumference: 10.75 inches / 27.5 cm; diameter: 3.41 inches / 8.75 cm. Completed 29 October 2012 (no. 197).

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