Seriously, everyone has different tastes. And in round robins, we take the challenges that come our way and s-t-r-e-t-c-h. Sometimes a block is very traditional, and basic embroidery and the usual treatments just roll off the needle. Other times, you (or at least I) have to dig down deep in your bag o’ tricks. I happened to love the colors of this block. The busy-ness was a challenge. Hopefully I created a more sedate background on which to tell a little story of a sun shining on all sorts of silly fantasy flowers in the Autumn Jungle. It is, at least, cohesive and color balanced. It’s also bold and
I had originally planned more stuff along the vine, but just decided to cool it and leave the center a bit open. BTW, don’t you love those curly red beads (there are three on the block)? I can’t remember where I got them, but they have such potential!