A week before the season’s end, I’ve finished my winter project. What To Look For In Winter? ends on a slightly melancholy note, with the heroine, who is now ready for a new season and new love, wondering what to look for when the weather turns colder again.
But what to
The yellow thread that I chose to embroider the phrase picks up the celandine and coltsfoot blossoms in the illustration, and contrasts with the blue moth print paper which lines the index.
Moths will continue as a motif in my next project. Now that I’ve finished my modest winter undertaking, I feel ready for a more ambitious make; I’m going to attempt my first quilt. The Constellation Quilt will focus on my character Polly Kettle, and writing about the stars and night.
In the meantime, here’s the completed What To Look For In Winter, a winter’s worth of writing and sewing.