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Tutorial on stumpwork hydrangeas. Wouldn't this look exquisite on a lightweight sweater? Cape Cod bursts with hydrangeas during our summers (it's practically the state, err, pennisula flower), and this artists has captured the color variations perfectly.
The White Clover Fairy. Embroidered by Di van Niekerk, 2009. Ribbon and loop stitch for flower petals and whipped back stitch for the stem.