Saturday, 5 February 2011

Week 5 journal - creams

This looks modest but I'm really pleased with it. I've never managed to successfully make a piece in creams before, colour always sneaks up on me and overwhelms it.

Originally I was planning to use this as a background for some handstitched flowers, but because I like the creaminess I'm leaving it as it is. The free motion zig-zag is a new to me and it's quick and easy, and really effective. This would be a great technique for backgrounds for lots of different things.

1 comment:

  1. This is lovely - especially when you can see the stitching close-up. Neutrals must be this week's theme - this weekend I am working on a piece in cream/white for my online workshop!


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