Creating Beauty One Stitch At A Time

Australian Textile Artists, Margaret Knight and Lynne Berry orchestrated an event like no other for the Chelsea Flower Show.  What was originally a call for 120 stitched poppies ended up to be a garden of 300,000 knitted and crocheted poppies from all around the world.

https://au.news.yahoo.com/video/watch/31679427/garden-designers-show-of-prized-work-at-chelsea-flower-show/#page1

lynne berry and margaret knight #3

Photo credit: straitstimes.com

Pensioner John Back walking through a field of 5,000 cotton poppies.

 

 

About 1marylou

I enjoy the process of pushing the world of fiber to its limits with the use of knitting needles and various methods of experimentation. Along the way, the lens of my camera captures what I see.
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5 Responses to Creating Beauty One Stitch At A Time

  1. Haha, you might wanna look at my blog, I indeed wnet to somewhere very exciting ;o)

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  2. 1marylou says:

    Did you go anywhere exciting??I enjoy gardening, but with the drought I’m not planting any new seeds.

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  3. yep all is well, just had a break with traveling decorating garden work etc

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  4. 1marylou says:

    What a nice surprise to hear from you. I hope all is well!

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  5. What a wonderful and poignant happening! Done together by some crafts people and to keep memory alive and honor those who gave so much! Thanks Mary Lou xo Johanna

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