Thursday, January 5, 2012

WESTON'S MARSH

Once I gave up the idea of adding lilly pads I moved cruised along with new ways of adding texture....

These multi-color matte beads blended in nicely....


........... Hand-dyed scrim was inserted into the holes.

 .....French knots provided more interest, as did additional stitching with silk, rayon, and other hand-dyed embroidery floss.

Weston's Marsh  9" x 7"
Presented in a 8" x 10" frame

As I mentioned previously, my inspiration came from a marsh adjoining a friend's home on the outer banks in S.C.  So....I've named the quilt in honor of them.  This photo is clickable to view a larger image.

4 comments:

About me said...

This is a fantastic piece!!!!!

Patsy Thompson said...

This came out great! Are you going to mount it to anything?

The Idaho Beauty said...

I had my doubts about this when you first posted your "ingredients" but my, this has turned out so interesting and well. Kudos for these romps into unfamiliar territory.

Mary Stori said...

I too had my doubts about this piece! It's always good to travel new paths......

...and yes, Patsy....the piece will be mounted on off white rice paper, secured to a matt and displayed in a narrow black frame.

Thanks for your comments!!