Friday, August 13, 2010

Down in the Garden


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I have been working on this piece only for the last couple of hours off and on so that I can take it with me when I meet my friend, Jan, for lunch. It is for her birthday. She, like myself, loves gardening and is an excellent quilter of some 40 plus years. I have left it without binding etc. so that she can incorporate it into her quilting somehow. As she doesn't have an embellisher I know that she will enjoy something different to work with.
I made this on the embellisher using printed silk with roses, lace, organza, organza ribbon, dyed mohair (from our goats) and silk tops. It measures 8" x 12". I would have loved to spend more time on this with beads etc. but so hum! no more time!

Have a great weekend everyone!

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10 comments:

  1. Your friend is most fortunate to have such a generous and talented friend. I am sure she knows that.

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  2. Hello Judy
    Your lovely comment is so appreciated!
    AND I hope you had a really wonderful 50th Wedding Anniversary - Congratulations to you Judy! That is really something to blog about well at least to your friends.

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  3. Found your site through Judy at Judy's fabrications.I am finding both of your sites so wonderful and I looked at your things on Etsy, the quilt is pure joy to see. I live in very rural France and badly need to see beautiful work to inspire and motivate me.

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  4. Hello Gill -
    Thankyou for your lovely comment. Blogging gives us such a great opportunity to share each other's work. We all need to see beautiful work to stimulate and inspire us and your work is just that!

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  5. That is a lovely piece! I love the texture. Your friend is sure to love it, too!

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  6. Love these colour combos Suzy. Your Slide show (above)is Scrumptious!!!A delight!!

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  7. I love what you have created and in such a short space of time. Thanks so much for visiting my blog so that I could discover yours. Your quilts are so sumptuous and vibrant. I don't know if you've visited Magnolia Pearls blog, but I think you would love here site, it's very gypsy.

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  8. Thanks for visiting my blog and for nice comment, your work looks fantastic and it's so wonderful colorful and with many details.
    Anni

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  9. You are so inspirational Suzi

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  10. Hi, what a beautiful piece ... I love the colours and the textures ... it is wonderful artwork to gift to a dear friend.
    Very best wishes,
    Barbara

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Thank you so very much for stopping here to say hello and to see what I have been creating. I really treasure each and everyone of you for your comments. It is so appreciated....Suzy

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