The Stitch Mirror reminds us that there aren't just a handful of conventional methods from which to choose when it comes to the assembly of home furnishings and decorative objects. Laura Carwardine could easily have used hardware or adhesives to put this piece together, but she opted for the creative use of cord to join a couple of components.
A plywood circle serves as the backing for the contemporary looking glass and this is treated to a ring of holes drilled just inside its circumference. A round reflector is placed gently in the middle of the Stitch Mirror before it is carefully encompassed in a beautiful embellishing basting pattern. The handsome haberdashery technique perfectly hugs the wall-hung item.