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Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Trees in Venice


New hand dyed tissue silk scarves in Venice colourway.





What do I do with the left over materials from the Colour Inspiration Venice packs I made for The Thread Studio? Take them camping of course!



I had trees on the brain. I sketched an outline, cut a paper template and very roughly cut out the tree from the vintage blanketing in the pack.


Using pieces of hand dyed fabrics, I began stitching on my patches. The top of the tree is vintage kimono silk.



I decided that I liked the bush area only randomly covered in stab stitch so I left some areas free. Close up of the variations in colour using the silk yarn from the pack.


I use washi tape to hold the buttons from the pack in place as I stitch them down.

Not finished yet. have a look back after the weekend and the diorama should be finished. Then I start stitching the brooch I have in mind from more pieces out of the Venice pack. I love this colourway! Pack available from The Thread Studio- but only 20 of them going on sale.

5 comments:

  1. Hi, Jacinta
    This colour much more beautiful in person! So subtle shades..
    Love this mushroom :)

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  2. Excellent to see you used your time camping wisely - love the tree!

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    1. Can't wait to see the finished piece! Ordered my pack tonight, can't wait for that too, lol. Bethx

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  3. Gorgeous colours on the tissue silk!! Your tree is really well thought out, love it. So nice to see your work again Jacinta. Take care.

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