Playing with Fiber Embellishments

👁️‍🗨️ HI DARLINGS! IN MY OPINION THERE SHOULD BE MANY MORE WORKS OF TEXTILE ART IN MUSEUMS. THIS ABSTRACTION OF LAURA IS BEAUTIFUL.

Daily Fiber

Ever since I wove a small tapestry on a hand-made loom, I’ve mused about weaving threads over a water color painting. So today I am playing around with the idea.

I started with this 4 by 6 painting I did last December.

It’s an exercise from Kateri Ewing’s book Watercolor is for Everyone. After drawing two columns of randomly sized rectangles, the artist applies selected colors, reversing the order of application in the second column.

I thought this painting would be a good background for my proposed thread embellishment because of its rectilinear structure. To start, I poked holes at regular intervals along the outside vertical edges. Next I stitched a zigzag pattern across the painting with no. 3 cotton twist thread in a gold color.

Now what, I asked myself. How about creating points along the thread intersections by tying knots? Okay. For this step I chose a…

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