Friday, July 26, 2013

"One a Day" Inspiration

Randel Plowman - A Collage a Day - provided the initial inspiration for my "One a Day" project back in the summer of 2010. About a year ago, he published a book about his project, and I have used the book often to help get me going.

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Monday, July 15, 2013

One (or Two) a Day - July 15th, 2013: 993 & 994

July 15th, 2013: Number 994
July 15th, 2013: Number 993

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Sunday, July 07, 2013

French Knots & Floral - Needle Thread Cloth challenge

Artist Theresa Martin recently started a blog - needle thread cloth - that issues a monthly challenge for artists to use embroidery in mixed-media artwork. June's challenge was to use French knots with a floral theme.

Several years ago, I scored a major thrift-store coup when I came upon two small plastic organizers filled with embroidery floss in every color. So when I discovered the blog and read the first challenge, I broke out those boxes and dove right in.

Honestly, I was just going to play around and do a couple of flowers and practice doing French knots. But once I started, I couldn't stop. I took a pair of hot-pink jeans that I recently found at a yard sale, deconstructed them and got to work. Here is the result.