Tuesday, December 6, 2011

how it starts

i've finished up all my yarn orders for now. one of the reasons i so badly needed to clear out my studio was that i wanted a space to work on my textile art pieces. and i wanted to rediscover some of the materials i'd brought home from my travels this past year.
what immediately caught my attention this time was this piece of vintage embroidered and crocheted linen that i found in annapolis royal in september.
i have a title. i know the feeling i want to create on this piece of fabric. so then i went through my bags of old lace. my chiffon from san fransisco. my glass beads. and in my mind, the work is beginning to form. i spent the evening in my studio and started to work...

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