Monday, February 24, 2014

Dear Diary 2014, Week 7

Week 7, 10.2.14 to 16.2.14


Dress, Fabric Silk, brocaded with coloured silks and metal thread, France 1750-60
For this weeks interpretation of the Dress Fabric in the image, i have worked a hexagon with ribbon embroidery on it.  I have picked up the colours, maroon-red / green / blue
Blue and green for their calming qualities and maroon-red for its energising addition

The materials engaged are
  • DMC Stranded cotton
  • Dupion Silk
  • Lace
  • Silk Ribbon
  • Pearl bead
  • Hexagon
  • Card

3 comments:

  1. I do love this project of yours Cherie - such a wonderful idea to use ribbon embroidery for this one. You will certainly have a beautiful treasure when the year is complete!

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    1. Thank you Jillayne. You are right, It will be a lovely resource to look back over in the future

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