To celebrate my birthday, I've started a new daily embroidery piece. This one's all about circles: sun, moon, earth. Symbol of wholeness, perfection, eternity, infinity ...
Seven colors, one for each day of the week. One color per day, stitched in running stitch—the simplest, most basic of stitches. As with all of my daily embroidery pieces, the idea is to devote time to my artwork every day, even if only a few minutes.
The circles will be different sizes and spaced randomly/unevenly. I don't have a set plan for their placement; the composition will develop as I work.
For Day 1, I began with orange: intense, energetic, color of flames, fiery dawn, and new beginnings.
Day 2, golden yellow: