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Tuesday, September 29, 2009

The Quilt Project: Redwork Design

For Kootoyoo's The Quilt Project.

I love 70s floral fabric prints so I wanted to create a floral design reflecting this. I used a 70s linen teatowel, stool cover and bedsheet for the inspiration for my design, with the final design looking quite different from my early drafts.

The Quilt Project: Inspiration

I really liked the layout of the teatowel and the bold flowers on the stool cover so I mixed them together then right at the last moment altered the flower in the middle drawing ideas from the bedsheet.

Technical details: DMC in 666: 3 strands
Stem, running & back stitches & french knots.


Redwork Design

Monday, September 21, 2009

Searching for Clues with Kootoyoo

I have been busy searching for clues with Kootoyoo this week,
 and after much Nancy Drew style clue collecting, and wandering around gathering milkbars, softies for mirabel, plywood, crochet and various other othings, I have unjumbled the letters (YMINOTUMC) and I think the word is

COMMUNITY

:o)
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