Friday, May 06, 2011

Friday's child

I finished this piece this morning and I'm proud of myself because I'm learning to control the free-form stitching. I lightly pencilled the shape of the face, then took it from there. You have to be fearless with this free-form stitching thing!



I've been possessed by transferring images onto fabric with iron-on paper (I like Lesley Riley's TAP best). It frees you to make the transfer onto your own fabrics and bits and pieces. So when I came across this ethereal handkerchief, I wanted to keep it intact and add something to it.

So......

To hang it, I used a cream-painted safety pin.


Be good to your friends -- Kevin Bacon.

4 comments:

  1. Yesterday's post and baby top were precious - as was our outing! But now I want to have a little transfer fun with TAP. I've never tried it before. xoxo

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  2. Love your music!!!! This first song brings back memories of Sunday mornings and coffee with my parents. xo

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  3. Colette! That freeform stitching is beautiful! So delicate! I love the use of layers too.

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  4. Love your free-form stitching, Colette. You are really shining at this fearless thing. Love the look of the layer over the print.

    Big hugs and thanks for stopping in for Jud's birthday :-)
    Suz

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