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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Thursday, June 1, 2017

It's Not All Black And White Art Quilt

 Began as part of my #ayearinstitches challenge
these three black and white flowers
and stems are hand appliqued down to a hand 
appliqued background.  
Hand appliqued black snap centers
were the perfect pop of fun.
View in process photos here  and here.
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See the small "Post Card" art created from the remnants here.
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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

"Strength & Honor"

Strength & Honor | Proverbs Women | Modern Art Wall Quilt
It's finished.  This has been such a fun project.
Stitching and posting about it daily as part of the #ayearinstitches
has been such a good discipline for me.  
"Strength & Honor" is 100% hand created beginning with 
artist's surface design of female models, hand embroidery and hand quilting. 
"Strength & Honor" is 2nd in a series.
The center section resembles the world a bit and reminds that women are women worldwide. 
Each female figure is unique representing various moods, personalities and stages in life.
Yet, there is victory and even though days may be challenging, 
"Strength & Honor" helps keep perspective.
Measuring approximately 22 inches X 20 inches it is ready to hang.
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Linked to Wow Me Wednesday, Thursday Favorite Things, Crazy Mom Quiltshttp://crazymomquilts.blogspot.com/2017/06/pink-flamingo-gingham-quilt-top.html, Off The Wall Friday

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Saturday, May 20, 2017

Day 140 #AyearInStitches - Black & White Flowers

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I admit - I began the #ayearinstitches January 1st with much enthusiasm 
which has waned from time to time.
 And yet, overall, the discipline of hand stitching and
 posting daily has been good for me in life's great and not so great days. 
Today I completed Flower #2 using black Pearle cotton Buttonhole Stitch.
Linked to Thursday Favorite Things
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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Hand Embroidery Continues In #Ayearinstitches

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A new art collage begins with 2 strands green DMC 
Knotted Fly Stitch on hand dyed fabrics.
After adding hand painted circles and squiggles,
 I hand embroidered the green hand painted fabric to the collage using 
2 strands green DMC Ladder Stitch.
Thing 2 on this latest Fiber Art Collage -black Pearle cotton thread horizontal 
Seed Stitch applique black/white batik stem.
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Freedom Girls -#ayearinstitches

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Using my remaining Surface Design girls etc.
I'm created a new collage.
This Girl of the collage is on hand painted fabric using the 
paint top as a stencil and then.
2 strands purple DMC Chain Stitch outline highlight her shape.
This composition tastes of playing with paper dolls
 which I have not much experience. 
Stitch seems much more fun.
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