Thursday, October 11, 2012

Day 11 Blogtoberfest - My Creative Space

Have you ever been afraid to make something? I have. I have embroidered many Australian native flowers, but for some reason I have been intimidated by the idea of embroidering a waratah. I am not sure why. Maybe because its big? Maybe because it has lots of texture? Maybe because it's red?

Honestly, I have no idea why, but I've been scared so I haven't.  And then a funny thing happened, last week some beautiful photographs of real and sketched versions of waratahs showed up in my instagram feed. I knew when I saw them I needed to bite the bullet and try one. So I did:

There are layers of stitches and a lot of them, so its taking me a while. And while not done yet, I can already see some things I would do differently when I make another one.

Yes, I can already tell I will make another one. You see, it turns out it's not as hard as I thought it would be to embroider one:)

Hope your not feeling intimidated or scared to make something in your creative space:) And don't forget to check out My Creative Space for more inspiration. Cyndy Pin It


jennie said...

Sometimes you've just got to DO. Get in there and have a go - you never know!! Looks gorgeous so far!x

Claire said...

After seeing the other beautiful flowers you embroider Cyndy, I would never doubt your ability and you've proved you can do it.
It's gorgeous......

Claire :}

Imogen Eve said...

Oh I love this. Beautiful work, very inspiring.

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