Friday, March 02, 2007

TAST: Messing Around with Cross Stitches

Well, I had fun, anyway! I embellished an old multicolored checked rayon sash to a piece of wool felt. Then I added some wool roving “flowers.” To suggest a trellis, I made large cross stitches using the checks as a guide. Then I added a whole bunch of cross stitches in rayon, silk, perle cotton and stranded cotton. I sort of “borrowed” the trellis idea from a beautiful book I have by Jan Beaney, called THE ART OF THE NEEDLE.

5 comments:

StegArt said...

Very lovely. Great color and texture.

Annica said...

I love this piece! It's got a summer evening feeling about it. The colours are gorgeous!

kay susan said...

Connie, this is great. I like the colours and the mix of threads.

Micki said...

What a wonderful piece. Beautiful colors and love the texture you created.

Conni said...

Thanks, guys!