Monday, March 3, 2014

Dear Diary 2014, Week 8

Week 8, 17th February to 23rd February 2014



Left - Design for woven silk by James Leman {1688-1745}
Right - Design for woven silk by Christopher Baudouin {1660-1739}
Spitfields London, 1718
The two images inspire an Asian influence in me.

The colour focus i have here is on harmonious colours., Colours that are next to each other on the colour wheel.
  • Yellow
  • Gold
  • Orange
  • Brown
  • Blue
  • Green

Materials Engaged
  • Gathered silk ribon
  • Silk ribbon
  • Lace dyed yellow
  • Card
For the sample on the left, I have gathered a piece of wire edged ribbon and secured to the card with ribbon loop stitch in blue silk ribbon.
For the sample on the right, i have dyed a piece of lace yellow and secured to the card with a french knot in blue silk ribbon



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