|Angelina Walks the Dog|
Once again, I got out my new felting machine and tried something entirely new. I have been thinking about some of the series I have done in the past using old studio photographs, and wanted to try adding stitch and line to a felted piece.
This piece is approximately 12"x12", and is mostly silk, paper and linen. There are a few bits of cotton lace and a vintage piece of embroidery from my stash. Lots of hand stitching. Potato sack lattice (is that made of paper or twine?) and velvet leaves. Hand dyed silk rods. Mullberry paper. The dark blue stitch line was done from the back, and is drawn from of old photos. The dog is the RCA Jack Russel Terrier... my favorite breed. Wouldn't this make a great nursery rhyme series? Portraits of children? Memory quilt?
By the way, adding the dark stitching over the grid is absolutly inspired by Jane LaFazio's little "quiltlettes" on her awesome blog. Take a look.