I've always been drawn to needlework. I love the rasied textures in embroidery and the rich colours of the threads.
I'm not a natural seamstress; I can just about sew on a button but that's pretty much my limit. I have endless admiration for those who make their own curtains! But I do love the process of sewing - it's so relaxing.
This piece uses fabric from a textile course I did years ago, where we hand-dyed some cotton and added applique shapes.
I've had great fun embroidering over the top at random - I'd forgotten I knew how to do some of these stiches! You can see all this week's challenge submissions here.