Monday, June 6, 2011

Spring Greens - 3rd Attempt


I've been playing with textiles again, trying to create something inspired by the greenness of spring.  I know we're nearly in summer but it's taken me a while to get something I'm vaguely pleased with!  My first attempt ended up being cut up although bits of it were embellished into number two (whose fate is still being decided).  But one evening last week I just started to fiddle with some scraps that I'd got left over from the previous attempts and produced this little piece:

Spring Greens

The background is left over silk and scrim that I'd dyed in the microwave, with a silk carrier rod stitched on using the flower stitcher.  I'd made the tyvek bead earlier in the week and stitched it on adding some beads.  It's only tiny (4" x 2.5"), and rather "random" but I prefer it to any of the previous (more planned) attempts!

5 comments:

Helen-S said...

It's lovely - and the colour is gorgeous! I find 'unplanned' usually works out best for me ;-)

Vintage Tea Time said...

That's really lovely - gorgeous fresh colour and great texture. Is it just 'as is' or is it a brooch? Abby x

Su said...

Thankyou both. At the moment Abby it's just "as is" as I haven't really thought what to do with it, but it would make a sweet brooch, so maybe!

Anna said...

Beautiful Su! Just want to reach out and stroke :)

Jensters said...

Simply beautiful.