Here's Fair Philomel, by Barbara Ana Designsbased on a quote of a play by William Shakespeare. Philomel is an ancient Greece heroine with a cruel destiny, recording the tragic event of her life on canvas and finally achieving peace by turning into a nightingale.
"Fair Philomel, why she but lost her tongue
and in a tedious sampler sewed her mind."
This is a straightforward piece to stitch, involving cross stitch only. The pallet of threads is made of beautiful rich tones with a slightly faded look. In addition, designer Barbara Ana has created a unique frame using print fabrics, felt and