Make more art. This piece is based on the paintings I was doing late last year. Fusible bias tape, reverse applique, hand-dyed sky fabric.
Blue Skies 15” x 15” 2010
Detail of the quilting and beading. Since the originals in my journal have the white dot highlights, I chose to highlight with beads on this piece. It adds a certain charm, don’t you think?
And lest you think I’d forgotten, here’s another view of Alice in process.
Nearly complete with the stitching, I have to do the pinafore and the left sleeve. It’s a lot of off white. To help prevent boredom, I stitch while watching streaming Netflix. Currently my favorites are Doctor Who and Torchwood.
Detail of the stitching on the face and hair. I need to choose a color for her eyelids and outline her eyes in a light brown. So close to being finished. It’s time to gather the yarn for the next background.