Hot air balloon birth celebration embroidery

Just thought I’d share an embroidery I made for a friend’s new baby. You know how it is you take photos sometimes and then they get lost for a while and it takes some time for me to get them on the blog!
Hot air balloon birth celebration embroidery

As you can see this was my work in progress shot. I used satin stitch on the balloon. Chain stitch on the clouds and back stitch for the lettering and the basket.

Hot air balloon birth celebration embroidery

This was it finished and I mounted it in the hoop. I was most pleased with the rainbow satin stitch on the balloon as I can sometimes find it a bit tricky to get as even as I like.

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