Sunday, 5 April 2015

Happy Easter and a new beginning

Happy Easter all. Hope you are all enjoying family time and better weather than we are having- although DH just said that every province in this Fair Land today has had/is having snow!!!! Harrumph!

I have started a new piece of work. It is based on this photo That I showed you last week.

This is a heavily altered, multi filtered ( in Photoshop) photo of a very pretty hosta I bought last year. I am hoping to really abstract it further so it becomes a study in greens and textures. Wish me luck!

To that end, I have started work on it.
The pattern has been drawn by me and enlarged and printed by my favourite printer man- Ted.

I have traced my printed pattern onto freezer paper using the light box to see all of the little lines.

I have spent a lot of time dyeing and here are my colours . I may still have to do more of some colours as I might have been a tad stingy.

There is a LONG way to go, of course but the basics are begun. It will eventually be about 36" square
I expect. As I have been so slack of late, it feels good to be back in the saddle again. I hope this turns out as I envision it. Hopefully, I will do a LOT of surface stitching to mimic all of the cool textures I managed to get with Photoshop.
Isn't that COOL! I LOVE the little spidery black lines. Look for them soon ( or later) on a quilt near you :-)


Again, Happy Easter all. Here is a little parting shot. SOMEONE had fun today!



                                                             HAPPY EASTER 2015.



9 comments:

  1. Looks like great project. I'm looking forward to following your progress.

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  2. Easter Blessings! I too look forward to your process/progress with that altered hosta!

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  3. Gorgeous colors and lines. Looking forward to seeing its progress.

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  4. What is with the weather? I love all those greens.

    Cute little one with cute chubby cheeks:)

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  5. I am hapy that you are back again - I was already "thinking" and waiting - and oh my sweet little friend - he has got beautiful hair!

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  6. It is gonna be good. Happy Easter

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  7. Wonderful greens (my favourite color!). Looking forward to seeing the final product.

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  8. Your little man is oh so cute. Love what you are working on and look forward to seeing the progress.

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  9. This hosta is going to be stunning !
    Green isn't my favourite 'go to colour ' but these will be fabulous ;)
    I can tell you are excited ;)

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