Must be mailed by December 10th.
This is to be an exercise in Photo transferring and Thread Painting into an Art Quilt.
Take a photo of your choice, make sure you have the okay to use it, put it onto a transfer sheet or printable fabric, A4 or 8 X 11, the rest is up to you.
This is a picture I found on Morgue files for an example. Once you have this picture on the fabric with stabilizer on the back, begin in the middle and use yellow thread to give a bit of texture over the yellow stamens. You could use zig zag to look like satin stitch over them. With the printed fabric, there is no need to cover every millimeter with stitchin. Next, use a pink/red thread and out line the leaves and go down the central vein and spread out along the way following the veins. Don't worry about going exactly over them, the print will work as shaddow.
Work your way out following the green leaves outlines and veins. Fill in areas you think you would like to highlight, maybe some of the flowers in the background or the edge of the pot. Just pick out bits and pieces, but leave the rest. There is no wrong way to do this. Have fun with it and don't stress!!!!
You may also like to look at a drawing rather than a photo. It will be easier to do as the image will be 2D rather than the way a photo looks more 3D because of all the shading.With this one, you could use black to outline the window frames, orange to run some lines across the chair back, sides and arms. Green for the tree, just running straight stitch in the direction of the branches. Red to colour in the curtains, and orange/yellow for the lamp. Again, just highlight areas, don't fill in every tiny area. Leave the floor and walls as background. Outline the parcels and toys, maybe do some stitching in the boys hair.
Sorry gals as much as I would love to be part of this I told myself I wasn't to take on anything more till the New Year.
Christmas and leading up to is very busy with Church things and also I have a class I'm teaching and preparing for another in the N.,Y.
So I think I can only go with Janet one as I already sign up for that.
I will watch on the sidelines and wait to see what everyone does.LOL.