Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Blue Paisley ...


I love paisley...
my imagination runs free with 
all of those wisps, curls and 'seussical' shapes.
(Dr. Seuss-like shapes ;)





I experimented with depth setting on this piece.
The paisley design is punched 
with an "Ultra Punch" punchneedle 
set on depth setting #2.
The background is punched on depth setting #1.

Moving the depth setting to #1 for the background,
gives the Paisley Design a very subtle 
"stand out" quality.




Punched while watching the Olympic Games...



'Seaside Fancy' Punch Needle Embroidery

I love the fresh "watery" colors.
'Seaside Fancy' is approximately
8.5 inches x 6.75 inches




'Seaside Fancy' 
is now available in the Studio 
and for retailers through my Distributors.


A glimpse of my next project...




"To achieve great things,
two things are needed:
a plan and not quite enough time."
Leonard Bernstein



Enjoy your day !
Rose


11 comments:

  1. My grandma was a seamstress back in the 60's and she loved paisley. Beautiful work and I like the peek you shared with us of your new project, too.

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  2. Seaside Fancy is lovely.....and your next project looks fantastic, too! Can't wait to see it! And thanks for that great quote from Leonard Bernstein....it gave me quite a good laugh! :o)

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  3. I'm trying to remember if I've ever seen what kind of frame you use for your punching. Just wondering since your pieces often run on the larger size. I'm always a sucker for paisley designs Rose and this new one is so beautiful - the colors are definitely 'watery' like you mentioned. Love it!

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  4. I'm gonna have to get a second job!!! I really like the idea of different settings on the paisley but the sneak peek alphabet scares me!! Lol. I'm not that good yet but I'll give it a try!!

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  5. Seaside Fancy is a fun piece...happy suessical shapes :)

    Your new project looks exciting...love the houndstooth border (?)

    Hope you are having a great week!

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  6. As always....it's beautiful Rose. I still see the whale in there.

    Felicia

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  7. As always just a treat for the eyes. It makes me so happy to see your happy designs. I love the whimsical shapes.

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would love to hear your thoughts !
Rose