Monday, November 3, 2008

EMBELLISHER TIME AGAIN


I was asked to do a piece for a fund raising silent auction . This is what I chose to do. I was inspired by the delphiniums in my garden...


I used some wool rovings to create the basic shapes using my embellishing machine. then I went further with some detail using dozens of french knots. The cloisonne butterfly seemed to be the icing on the cake..I wanted the frame to blend with the piece and I tried to make it look old, so I crackled and sanded until my arm nearly fell off!!!!
I think I like it!

17 comments:

Magpie's Mumblings said...

Very pretty! I love delphiniums but never seem to have much luck growing them.

blumoon said...

Very nice. You've captured a lovely feeling here. I like your new header too-love the texture.

Diana Evans said...

oh this is amazing...I love it and your new banner is stunning!!!

Hugs
Diana

Maggie R said...

Thank you so much for your lovely comments....This was one of those pieces you aren't sure about until you are done with it....I hope they like it and it raises some nice $$$$$$.
xoxo
((((hugs))))
Maggie

Norazihan said...

Maggie, such wonderful work, this one and the piece on this blog header!! I was amazed when it poped up.

Love, Zihan @ href="http://sulamsayang.blogspot.com"SulamSayang Malaysia.

crooked heart art~tabby said...

hi miss maggie
love the new header!!
and the delphiniums are wonderful-beautiful work!
mine didn't come back this year :(
i love them guess i will have to replace them this spring
enjoy your day
x's &o's

Genie said...

Love the Banner and the Delphiniums, Great work

Scrappy Cat said...

This is gorgeous!!! I've done some felting, but I haven't figured out yet how to make a scene. I really must work on that.

CJ Stitching and Blooms said...

Hello Maggie, Your wool felted pieces of art is wonderful. YOu are sooo creative. Hugs Judy

purplepaint said...

Oh this is awesome! I need to practice some more with my felting. Thank you for your lovely comments on my blog. :) Marva

3rdEyeMuse said...

Maggie, the piece came out beautifully - I love how the French knots add dimension & agree that the cloisonne butterfly puts the dot on the exlamation mark! lovely. :)

sparkle jars said...

Thank you for introducing yourself. It's so nice to meet you. Your work is beautiful. :-)

Art4Sol said...

You do such beautiful work...a very generous offering as well. Did you make the frame? It is perfect.
Darlene

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