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Circle of Seasons



Continuing backwards from Halloween Circle, I come to the Circle of Seasons.

I was making test snowflakes for another design.  I was stitching them on different fabric colors with different thread colors to see which one worked best.  One was done with very pale colors and for some reason I started thinking of leaves and how they would look next to the snowflake.  So, I picked a pale green and added a leaf.  I didn't look right so I went back to graph paper and doodled until I got a good leaf.  Then next natural thing to add was a flower.  At some point the idea of representing all the seasons occurred to me and I added  the leaves and acorns.

The two circles I've done so far have been fun.  Both have been turned into box tops.  The Circle of Seasons is on top of a 4 inch paper mache box I got at a hobby store and I use it to keep overdyed threads.

I'd like to come up with a whole line of Circles.  I've started on both a Christmas Circle and Winter Circle but they aren't right yet.  I've imagined a Summer Circle and an Ocean Circle but haven't worked on those except for in my head.

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