magazine. If you look closely at the large flower which hangs over the flower pot, you will see a ring of the background fabric round the edges. This matters not when the flowers are on the background fabric but I don't like it on the dark of the pot.
Inktense pencils from Derwent to the rescue.
Some time ago I did this little test piece of the pencils so I could see what colour they are once set.
I am nearly finished sewing down the stems so it might be a little while before I get to the part when I sew these down.