I made a card for my mother-in-law using a crocheted flower. It's a pink; in fact it's a pink pink. She liked it so much that she asked me to get it framed. There's a picture framer in Rathfriland so I was able to get the job done for her. I want the frame the same colour as the centre of the flower so the framer's wife painted the frame the same colour. She also painted the inner mount which is just visible.
I think the card looks really well now in its new frame. It was so hard to get a photo without a reflection. Impossible actually. Maybe I should have asked for non-reflective glass but I didn't think of it at the time.
The flower is crocheted using Drops Safran, a 4-ply cotton, using a pattern from the book 100 Flowers to Knit and Crochet.
For those who asked about the tapestries that are being made for the Big Weave in the Mournes, here is an update. Over the next two years the tapestries will be exhibited in various venues across the Mourne area. When the Mourne Mountains Landscape Partnership programme finishes it is likely they will be housed in community spaces....yet to be decided! Thanks for all your comments on the Big Weave.
All the very best until the next time.