Bees are buzzing around the skep and roses with the reminder to "gather honey all the day". Attributed to Isaac Watts, this is a well-loved sentiment about some of our favorite creatures.
I used felted wool to cap and embellish both berries, along with custom wool pins, black straight pins and brass charms.
205 x 118
The Gentle Art: Baby Spinach, Butternut Squash, Grecian Gold
Weeks Dye Works: Curry, Grits (10 yards)
DMC: 310, 3031
126 x 72
32 count Meadow Rue linen from Lakeside Linens
The Gentle Art: Baby Spinach, Cast Iron Skillet, Gold Leaf, Heirloom Gold, Oatmeal, Pecan Pie, Straw Bonnet
Honey Berry, Copyright 2016. Original counted thread designs by Linda Stolz for Erica Michaels Designs.