Center of the World

I did it! I made it through another year of stitching!

I celebrated my 40th birthday recently, and among other delightful gifts, I finished my yearlong Spiral of Life project! Here it is in all its glory:

Here is a larger photo of each quadrant, which you can click on to see more details up close:

This is the story of 365 days of my life as told in tiny embroidered images, including:

Every little icon tells a tale. Some make me laugh, others remind me of painful moments, and a handful swell me with pride. All together, they bring me great satisfaction, and I’m glad to have a beautiful piece of art to show for my fortieth year.

That’s a wrap!