Monday, November 7, 2011
A few months ago I took an online class with Jude Hill called Patchwork Beasts. I just love her classes! We were to make a project of an animal. For my first piece I did a mythical creature called
Abigal, the bringer of creativity. You can see her on my etsy site. www.insideoutsideart.etsy.com For my second piece I chose to work on a lion. I did a detailed embroidery of a lion's face to add to what she was teaching us about patchwork The blue background is a piece of a hand dyed indigo mosquito netting I got from the Kimono boy in Japan. http://www.kimonoboy.com/ I worked on it for a while and then got stuck and didn't know where I wanted to take it. I've recently gone back to it with some fresh ideas.
I am taking an online class right now with Arlee Barr. It has been a great class so far. She does things with the running stitch and the blanket stitch that I have never heard of or seen before. I did quite a bit of the running stitch on this piece. It is not finished yet, I just wanted to show you what I'm currently working on. I still have to do something with the body and I am not sure what I am going to do. I have a few ideas. Will show you the piece again when I get further.
I hope you are having a good day! Regina