|Brocaded Silk, probably France 1760s|
Grey is a colour that is a solid and stable colour, that i feel creates a sense of calm and composure, The color gray is subdued, quiet and reserved and to me it is a relief from a chaotic world.
I have it as the background to my grandmothers flower, which i feel is fitting, it is there, in the background providing a conservative, elegant and formal back drop for the apricot which provides warmth and energy
To create this sampler, I have worked the english paper piecing technique, using the Hexagon cards to form the grandmothers flower motif. I then added a touch of french knots with silk ribbon.