They are thick, hairy and clunky. Not at all what I was envisioning. (You can also see, in this closeup that I am still having vision problems. Machine stitching is still so hard to see as I work...)
I remembered that on the previous piece I embroidered the roots directly on the background, so I tried a bit of that.
I think I like it much better! Will it work with the berries that I intend to add later?
Yes, I think so!
I am working in a new way that seems to accommodate my current visual limitations and I am enjoying the challenge! Maybe we all need to get thrown a little off balance occasionally in order to exercise our ability to adapt and find new ways of doing what we do and being who we are. That is really what life is, right? Two steps forward, one step back is still progress!
And sew it goes...
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