I’m very glad I had the opportunity to take this class from Margaret Kinsey. It was an excellent piece for a beginner.
Not only was working with gold new for me but so was working on black & it was not easy. So, blackwork on black background provided the second challenge. However, I did it!! And, I pre-poked the places to stitch the blackwork. In that way I was able to see better & be sure everything lined up. Not sure what the “needlepoint police” would have to say about that but it made my life easier!
And, here is the finished piece – looking good times three!! I am very happy with my first goldwork piece.
Filed under: ANG Seminar 2015, Three Leaves by Margaret Kinsey | Tags: ANG Seminar 2015
Today’s class, Three Leaves with Margaret Kinsey, blew by so quickly. But, we got a lot done. The first leaf outline was the easiest (top center) & the third was the hardest (bottom left). Your see one piece of gold is in place & I’m not sure it is correct. Margaret is so nice. I learned how to make a knot at an end!
I am so happy that Linda from my chapter went over the basics before the class. It made today so much easier. I heard a few woman struggle but not me! Plus, I decided not to worry about how it turns out since it is my first. Decent progress for a day. Several people got much more done. A few less than I. Not a race but I can’t help but notice. The bottom left tendril is half finished. Bleary eyed & tired. I should studied this genre in my 30s when seeing was easier. More tired after Expo night.