A Rose for My Mother


A rose for a birthday. A cross stitch made years ago. An old t-shirt in the perfect color for the background. A deep red ink pad. Some embroidery floss.


I removed a few strands on the edges of the Aida cloth and simply glued the rectangle unto the fabric, which has previously been glued to the cardboard.


I added a few splashes of red and white with embroidery floss. It is amazing what can be done with a few things when the colors coordinate so well.


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4 thoughts on “A Rose for My Mother

  1. This is so very pretty France! And I love it all the more because of how you put together things that most people wouldn’t think to use – like old t-shirts – and create such beauty with it!

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