Last week when I was in Tasmania I wrote that I met Natasha of The Snow Queen’s Garden, and purchased one of her gorgeous handmade, hand-embroidered Russian babushka dolls. I promised pictures, so here they are!
It was lovely to meet Natasha, aka The Snow Queen! She told me that a lot of the stitches she uses on these lovely little dolls, she has learnt from the step-by-step instructions in my book “Mountmellick Embroidery: Inspired by Nature”. They are obviously not worked in Mountmellick embroidery (!) but the stitches in the book can be applied to all sorts of other embroidery. I recommended my stitch dictionaries to her for an even further increased stitch repertoire!
I am so pleased to own one of The Snow Queen’s Garden’s beautiful handmade babushka dolls. I will treasure her!