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detail, Mums 'N' Roses
Mums 'N' Roses
Detail, Mums 'N' Roses
What materials did you use?
Fabric, tulle, threads, embroidery thread, beads
What are you most proud of?
The thread painting and background stippling
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
This is a very time-consuming project. There are many, many hours of sewing in this, so be prepared to spend a lot of time at your machine!
Very beautiful. I would love to know how you did this.
I cut flowers and leaves from several different fabrics, and made a collage of them. I placed some sequins, and then I layered tulle over the whole piece, and made my quilt sandwich. I used the machine embroidery technique know as thread painting over the flowers and leaves. I trimmed the tulle away from the background and stippled the background. When I had finished all the machine work, I did beading, candlewick knots and hand embroidery. I'm glad you like it; thank you.
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