Spring Cherry Blossom Hanging Scroll

Spring cotton hanging scroll: Design inspiration to completion.

From a photo I took last spring of Cherry Trees in a park across the street…

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to a sketch using #2 and colored pencils…

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to the final crochet and embroidery design created on cotton:

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Each sakura is individually hand crocheted and then embroidered detail is added to the cotton. Along with Summer, Fall and a unique Winter scroll I am looking forward to a gallery showing in Tokyo this fall. Love how the hand embroidered accents really make this design pop!

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