Tuesday, April 20, 2010


It didn't start off this way. I was playing around and decided to let the threads fly. When I looked at it, the word association was heartstrings. This is what I do in between the laundry and the dryer. Which reminds me, it's time to load the dryer.

And while waiting for the dryer, I finished the piece below. it started with some treated muslin from Lynne Hoppe. I was intrigued by it and when it arrived, I loved it. I began by painting it and then left it alone because I had no idea what to do next. Today I drew a bird shape freehand on some canvas...one thing led to another and I stitched it onto the muslin background. Result: a black bird with white feathers.
Why not?


  1. your so creative...nice work.

  2. Heartstrings is perfect and what a great way to get the laundry done. Your black bird with the feathers is joyous. Happy creating...

  3. Hi Colette, so happy to have crossed paths with you again! I found your heart shop on Etsy out of the blue. Lovely to see all your beautiful things:)

  4. oh! colette! i love BOTH pieces!! it really makes me smile how you stitched the bird to the painted muslin. thank you... : )


  5. Why knot you mean? Tee,hee! Both are lovely~

  6. Hi Colette!
    I featured your work and your sweet self on the Silver Bella Blog today: http://teresamcfayden.typepad.com/silverbella/2010/04/artist-spotlight-colette-copeland.html

    Take care!

  7. Love everything you create :o)

    Good luck with your kitchen hope you get what you want Colette


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