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(c) 2016 by hs

I hardly can believe it myself, but I have finished the fourth Celtic Lady—Spring.

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(c) 2016 by hs

Starting out in 2014, I began with Summer, then followed the seasons in chronological order, to Spring in spring 2016.

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(c) 2016 by hs

As always, I post some detail pictures of the stitching and beading that you couldn’t grasp otherwise.

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(c) 2016 by hs

I like those cross stitch pictures because—like quilts—you can look at them for a long time and always find some detail you haven’t recognized before.

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(c) 2016 by hs

What about framing? I don’t know yet. The first time I ever set eyes on the Celtic Ladies, was at a quilt exhibition. The five of them (there is actually a fifth, Noel, apparently the first one that Marilyn Leavitt-Imblum designed) were in cheap plastic frames from some hardware store. When looking behind, I know that I don’t want that. Although the pictures are so fascinating, rich of colour, and strong in expression, that it didn’t matter much to me then, or else I would never have started on this journey …

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