I began by collecting coloured fabrics and objects pertaining to the Fairy Queen's attire when she first met Thomas of Ercildoune in the woods near his castle .
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A Scottish Fairy Tale.
Her dress was of bright green silk and her saddle cloth of scarlet satin .
Tiny bells hanging from her horse's harness of braided silk jingled as she rode through the woods .
My version of silk braiding
One end of the finished rein, decorated with bells,gold threads and wood pigeon feathers