Hand Stitching -Progress Begins on Silk Quilt

Hand Stitching begun on silk quiltAfter a redesign of some areas on my silk quilt, I have begun hand stitching.  Momentum begins!   While stumbling forward with no plan in place,   I am starting to invent a bit of a visual vocabulary.  Detail of stippling stitchesSilk quilt in processSome sense of motion and coherence are starting to appear in this quilt- it has been a long time coming.  I particularly like the stippling effect on the black silk- I plan to continue that in the black areas, while opening up the line in other spaces.   I have linked up with Nina Marie Sayre’s Off the Wall Friday; check out the fabulous textile art there…

6 responses to “Hand Stitching -Progress Begins on Silk Quilt

  1. I agree – the stippling is very effective. Look forward to seeing where this goes.

  2. nothing like a little texture to add a bit of interest to a piece – I like the stippling too – it makes you want to reach out and touch it!

  3. What I can see looks reallllly awesome.

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