Fruit basket

Fruit basket

The body of this wee basket is stitched with blaeberry & strawberry-dyed thread (the berries that were on their way to the compost bin a few weeks ago):

Blaeberry thread

I finished off the top with raspberry. We’ll see if it keeps its colour. Here you can see the difference in colour between the ‘strawblaeberry’ thread in the base of the basket and the raspberry thread on the right:

Soft rush, linen thread dyed with blaeberries, strawberries and rasps, beeswax
Soft rush, linen thread, beeswax

The basket smells great – imagine ripe soft fruits, warm summer meadows and a hint of honey!