Here is a cute little (17 in long) victorian shoe piece I did. You can't see it very well, but it is complete with gold filliment and beads.
I paid to have it mounted, but not framed yet, as it will be a custom job. It goes very well with the next piece.....
This was a pain in the neck to complete! You can't see it in this photo, but it is done in about six shades of scarlett - all about a shade apart. So keeping the floss straight, and figuring out the color graph was a job! I actually mounted this one myself, and framed it.
This is a piece I did all from vintage fabric remnants. I pinned a piece of netting to a piece of unbleached musiln, and free-handed the letters; then I embroidered them. To finish, I appliqued the lace remnant and floral motif onto the piece. The quote is by John Keatts; and it is a sort of motto for me. I did several verions of this, but this is my favorite.