Country Cottage Needleworks - Main Street Bakery
Converted to Millinery for my Hallowe'en Town
Stitched on 32 count Murano in Charcoal Slate from Sparklies
I kept the blue and purple colourway but used a grey-blue instead of a pastel turquoise.
I used a dark blue for the trim and frames instead of white and added the red accents.
I wanted the broad band across the middle to look like a hatband.
I also changed the hearts at the top to look like hats although my son said they look more like bells!
The hats have red and purple bands in a nod to the poem "Warning" by Jenny Joseph which starts:
"When I am an old woman I shall wear purple
With a red hat which doesn’t go, and doesn’t suit me."
Here is the whole piece so far:
Here is the original shop: