Another portrait in my gallery..

22 Apr 2010
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This is my daughter-in-law's portrait (Delphine), Amaury's mother, for those who follow my family gallery...I'm trying to use other fabrics each time,and that's not so easy ! free motion stitching and some paint touch....

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on 22 Apr 2010 10:17 AM

Hello again!

Are you also good in drawing portrets? It seems that you've really got the feeling for it! I like the colors in this one. The hair is really awesome.

Difficult to find matching colors, I agree. But your work is  very a live! I hope you have a large family...

Greetings, Anneke

cousette wrote
on 23 Apr 2010 2:08 AM

Hello, Anneke !

thanks for your comment.  You're right I've always loved drawing portraits,and Maria Elkins' method gave me the opportunity to translate them into quilts ! Other family members are waiting for their portraits, be sure of it !

Greetings from Spain, Josette.

Lana Book wrote
on 23 Apr 2010 5:09 PM

Wow! Beautiful. The eyes really pop. Someday Im going to try a portrait but will have to work up to that.

meta1 wrote
on 24 Apr 2010 12:40 AM

Hello Josette,

I love the colours you used and the metallic threads give it something extra. It is beautiful.


lauraruiz wrote
on 24 Apr 2010 2:37 PM

The geometric fabric is such an unusual choice, but it sure works.  Nice foresight.