Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Stitched Swans

When I was a girl, my grandmother would always tell me a bedtime story about seven swans. I don't remember the details anymore, but I can still feel that comforting sound of her voice as I dozed off.


I think her story might be the reason why I always loved swans. I find them so beautiful. 


I think my love of swans had something to do with the Ugly Duckling, as well. That poor baby swan always broke my heart. I wish I could have had him over for tea to help him feel better.


I sketched and stitched these swans onto brooches and pendants as a way to commemorate my grandmother's swan story. 


Now if only I could remember the details of the story. I'll have to ask my sister if she remembers. 

Please stop by my shop if you would like to pick up a brooch or pendant.