She goes through her improvisational process of composition, shows how she embroiders and prepares for machine quilting. Then there is an extensive section on how she chooses and attaches her embellishments. Great fun, and we may have an embellishment swap at our next monthly meeting!
I had instructed everyone to bring a small piece of batting and a piece of dark, medium, and light valued fabric for the background. After watching the first part of the video, we got to work creating backgrounds and then adding shapes. The ladies did a good job of getting started on a piece of fabric art.
Peg wanted to try a composition similar to this Monet scene on a Christmas card at the left of the photo. She may make it more snowy when she gets home to her stash and has more white fabric.
I got lunch ready. I served light, medium, and dark fabric scraps on one side of the counter, and baked ziti and salad on the other side! Nothing like a fabric/salad bar!
Peg brought a book with beautiful Caribbean photographs. I took one look at this lady's portrait and just had to take a picture of that page. (Sorry about the flash reflection on her face.)