|The three (wise?) monkeys!|
For the rest of the time I was preparing for a family visitation from the US, having a family visit and recovering from a family visit!! A lovely time with plenty of eats, drinks and walking it off around Derbyshire.
|I've seen a couple of these 'Money Trees', this one is in Dovedale, I have got to use those colours and textures at some time.|
And, sorrow of sorrows, the old Volvo, having been decorated for the prom, finally went to heaven as a banger racer (for seven laps at least!).
Here's how she looked afterwards:
There are two new workshops which I am running next week and have been working on:
The second day is called 'What Lies Beneath' and is based on reverse appliqué methods but with metal as the base layer, so that glints of the metal show through the layers of fabric.
|Dupion silk layers over burnished copper.|
|Detail from the above piece - I love the way the silk frays and rather than hide this, I have deliberately accentuated the frayed edges.|