Friday, May 25, 2012
Some of my photos
The second is "Dos Amigos". I took this shot of some mushrooms growing in my front yard. I thought they looked like two little guys in sombreros, just hanging out. I did lots of thread-painting to blend the colors.
"Just One Day" was based on a photo I took in my back yard. Since the blooms of day lilies only last one day, I thought the name was appropriate. I did some beading (yellow beads for the bits of pollen on the petals and some clear beads for dew drops on the little spider web I quilted into the corner). This one uses thread to blend the different fabrics.
"Top Gun" came from a photo my brother-in-law sent me. I usually do raw-edge, machine applique for all my pieces, but I had taken a class with David Taylor and decided to make this one turned-edge, hand applique. I did enjoy the process, as I like to do hand work, but I haven't done another piece this way yet.
I'll post more photos later. Thanks for sharing.