An embroidered alphabet: letter H

Embroidered letter H (hand embroidered by Mary Addison)

A brief post with little more than photographs of this week’s letter. I had intended to get this out before we spent a few days in Ipsden but – like so many plans made with optimism, it didn’t happen.

Embroidered letter H (hand embroidered by Mary Addison)

Our Ipsden visit, for the saddest occasion of the funeral of a much loved friend, in fact turned out to be gloriously wonderful. But more of that in my next post when I’ll show the altar fontal’s first fitting.

Sketches of various Hs found online

Cushion with whitework H in William Morris style (hand embroidered by Mary Addison)

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6 Comments

  1. Posted September 10, 2018 at 5:02 pm | Permalink

    That’s very fine and ornamental!

    • Mary Addison
      Posted September 12, 2018 at 1:05 pm | Permalink

      Always good to hear what you think, Rachel. Thank you.

  2. Posted September 11, 2018 at 9:40 am | Permalink

    This might be my favourite letter so far, the blue sings, and the red highlights are a wonderful accent x

    • Mary Addison
      Posted September 12, 2018 at 1:06 pm | Permalink

      I’m rather fond of it too, Penny and agree the colours work happily together.

  3. Anne Hill
    Posted September 16, 2018 at 1:02 pm | Permalink

    Well, your gold G monogram danced, this letter H sings. What a wonderful choice of colour.

    Looking forward a viewing the Ipsden altar frontal.

    • Mary Addison
      Posted September 17, 2018 at 2:36 pm | Permalink

      Thank you, Anne. What nice descriptions.
      Alar frontal will take a bit longer – I can’t wait either.

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