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Turn To The Sun Embroidery

Turn To The Sun Embroidery

Written by: 
Carrie Nelson

We don't know if Janet Clare named this embroidery after the Maori Proverb - "turn your face toward the sun and the shadows will fall behind you."  Whatever the reason, it's a beautiful embroidery and idea.  Especially right now.  

Janet Clare Turn To The Sun Embroidery

Stitched on quilting cotton - Janet stitched hers on a piece of her own fabric - with cotton embroidery floss, Turn To the Sun uses a Backstitch, Satin Stitch and French Knots.  It's beautiful framed in the hoop, and it would make a lovely little pillow.  

Janet used her Lecien Cosmo Sky collection for the threads.  

Lecien Cosmo Sky Collection - Janet Clare

While the collection is a few years old and hard-to-find, these are the 12 colors:

  • 365
  • 712
  • 152A
  • 893
  • 894
  • 895
  • 981A
  • 982
  • 734
  • 735
  • 169
  • 600

Turn to the Sun can be found on Janet Clare's website - Free Patterns.

Janet Clare Turn To The Sun Pattern Cover

Thank you Janet!  

Happy Stitching.  And stay safe.

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