Lately I have become obsessed with birds.
I have spent a lot of time trawling through Flickr looking at lovely textile birds other people have created and want to make my own…..but didn’t want to be inspired by somebody else’s work and end up making a poor facsimile.
I have always loved the birds on my bird table but they are so fast even getting a photo has not been successful so when a bird food catalogue popped through my letter box I was delighted to find lots of images I could use as a starting point.
This little wren is the bird I have chosen.
I took a rough tracing (with baking parchment!) and cut a template.
I will post the finished birdie once I have finished.
To change the subject slightly it is St Valentine’s Day tomorrow.
Here in the Gigibird household we have abandoned cards and flowers through mutual consent; I have just stipulated we have nice thoughts about one another…..however over at Florence Hope someone has gone a bit overboard…..