EtsyNEAT August Challenge

5:08 AM

The EtsyNEAT team has a challenge every month in which members create artwork based on a particular theme.  This month's theme was "natural history".

When I read that I first thought of fossils and dinosaurs which is a throwback to my visiting the Natural History museum in New York.  Luckily for me though, it was defined by Etsy as:

"Woodland forest themes and animals, namely birds, owls, squirrels, hedgehogs, chipmunks, bunnies, butterflies, feathers, nests, eggs, acorns, leaves, trees, branches, woodgrain, and natural colors"

Whew!  That's much easier. I didn't relish the idea of trying to embroider a trilobite.  I decided on something autumn-like.

The winner of the challenge (decided upon by the team members) gets to pick the theme for the next challenge.  A daunting task in my mind.  I was just happy to be able to participate. :)

Here is my entry:

Two Birds

Beads for musical notes

Celebrating fall

Beads for flowers too


I love trees and embroidering them. I hope to do more.  I'm thinking something pine-ish for winter this year. :)


If you love this design you'll be able to find the pattern in my Etsy shop later today!



If you're stopping by from etsyNEAT feel free to link to your own challenge entry!

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