Thursday, 8 April 2010

Time for Tea

Another picture from the 'Layers' exhibition.
A vintage tablecloth was used for the background which was painted in some areas. The table, chairs etc were painted & outlined with coloured watercolour pencil. Individual cakes etc - paint & hand embroidery, mini buttons, beads. The items were applied to the background. Wadding & backing fabric applied. Quilting/stitching around all items & on wc pencil line. The 'wallpaper' on background was hand quilted. Wrapped around a frame. Size 50x70cm
This one was even harder to stitch in places than the canvas one posted a few days ago [Early Bird] as there were more layers to go through. I had to use pliers in one or two places it was so stiff but my fingers have recovered!

This is the original doodle that inspired the above

2 comments:

  1. Wow beautiful, both pictures! I love, love the snakes on the tea table! xoxo

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  2. your finished piece is amazing! the stitching adds so much charm. and the colors are yummy and sweet!

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