Friday, 29 January 2010

A Little Topiary - sheer fun!

Ok so it's time to add some foreground because I'm losing impetus with the background. Sometimes I need to get my life in focus! I think I've been a little too much in my head recently and it's time to put out some roots and connect. These trees are voile - I quite like their translucent nature and their ability to overlap.
Last night I was chilly and sat by the oven all evening. I took out some knitting that I have been terrified to spoil for ages. A pair of gloves for a person with only one hand (probably at the rate I'm going). The yarn is silk and it's very tactile. That's handy!

16 comments:

  1. I love this. I think you will have created a masterpiece of art and luxury when this is complete.

    Love your hands on approach to knitting!

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  2. This just keeps getting better....I agree with Jasmine, a masterpiece in the making!

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  3. Always enjoy what you are creating and your inspirational words as well.

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  4. Jasmine - Art and Luxury - hmmmmm what a duo
    Thanks Quilt Rat...maybe...or maybe just practising!

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  5. This is beautiful and inspiring. I'm looking forward to seeing where you go with it.

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  6. love the quilted/tacked grass in particular

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  7. Can't wait to see the finished piece! Love the cute grass stitches, and the trees look great.

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  8. I really like the sheer quality of the trees. And that yarn looks just heavenly!

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  9. Kaye - Thanks - the yarn is silk from Colinette Yarns in Wales. They are all hand dyed and a beauty to behold!

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  10. The trees look really good; they truly stand up and being sheer is so perfect for seeing the background too.

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  11. The quilt is lovely and so is the color for the gloves. Had to giggle when you said a one handed person as that is the reason why I don't make gloves and socks and all those other pesky items that come in pairs!

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  12. So many textures... That yarn looks yummy!

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  13. oh i love how you have done the trees and that they are so thin.

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  14. Love the trees...let's see more knitting, the colours are beautiful. Do you really want some advice on hotels??

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