Competition winner!

Back in March, I made these three little 8″ X 10″ art quits, called Hot Fruit, always intending to enter them for my Embroiderers’ Guild branch competition. They were finished apart from backing and binding, when I realised the competition was only 3 days away!

I spent the day finishing them, and I am glad I did, because I won! I received this little cup, which I get to keep until December.

Here are a couple of photos of the finishing:

Before trimming them down to size.

After trimming; it is surprising what a difference just this makes to the appearance.

I also finished this pear piece at the same time: