I enjoyed working with the color pallette this month. Springtime colors:
But there is something else about these colors, and the way I used them. Here is my TIF
piece, its about 9 x 12 inches. Wool felt, needle felting, embroidery. What’s new this month is cutting away 2 layers, and backing the piece with a piece of cotton. This is the first month I’ve used hand embroidery extensively. I think it kind of looks ameoba-ish, kind of lunar, outerspace 50’s. But also, doesn’t it look like baby colors, traditional nursery colors. At least this is what I emphasized with the pallette. For good reason too. The thoughtful part of this month’s challenge is the question: What do you call yourself. And I shall soon call myself “Grandma”……..ooh that looks odd. How can I associate myself with that word. I will get used to the label. But the truth is, I am overjoyed. My son, TJ and his wife, Amber are expecting….