According to Greek mythology, muses are the ageless spirits who inspire and watch over us as we create. What better place for muses to reside than a cool, green topiary garden? At the entrance to Nora Corbett's classical retreat, ancient urns drip with moss, wrought-iron gates beckon visitors inside, and all who enter are promised a quiet place of peace and inspiration. Model stitched on 32ct. Permin Laurel linen using DMC floss. Stitch count: 292w x 152h.
In the garden at dusk is where you find the "Lady of the Mist". Se is usually surrounedd by many petaled mossy roses. The petals are crushed beneath her feet and ther heavy scent is thick in the air. The crickets sweet symphony accompanies the sound of her rustling satin gown. You can see her when the blue moonlight reflects across her pale skin. Why she chooses to linger in such a place is a beautiful mystery. Model stitched on 32ct. Natural linen using DMC floss. Stitch count: 230w x 310h. Size needed giving 3" border is 21x26
First in Nora Corbett's "Year of the Fairies" Collection, the Blue Diamond Fairy is an elegant tribute to the mercurial month of April. Inspired by elaborate Victorian desigsn, her demure gown is overlaid with exquisite "blue diamond" beading, accented with a crown of flowers and pearls. Model stitched on 32ct. Cream Belfast Linen using DMC floss, Kreinik Metallic thread and Mill Hill beads. Stitch count: 195w x 268h. Also required, but not listed above, Mill Hill treasure #12121 and #12124 (Qty 2)
This is a classic and timeless heirloom design. A rosarian tends to her English garden. Her dusty blue satin gown is accented with clusters of precious antique beads. The fairy tale border drips with roses, gems, and lush velvet brown ribbons. It is pure garden romanticism. Model stitched on 32ct. Chestnut linen using DMC floss. Stitch count: 131w x 268h.