California Poppy - full piece

14 May 2009
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Here is the full piece as someone requested. It is made from muslin and thread. The 3D portion was done with soluble fabric and thread painting. The center is made from machine cord of wool roving and then I cut and sewed it together. The 3D piece is hand sewn to the background piece.


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lheureux_art wrote
on 14 May 2009 3:05 PM

Thank you.  It is stunning!

Dale Kathryn wrote
on 17 May 2009 9:38 AM

Thanks for posting the full piece and the "how you did it". It is very eye-catching!

cousette wrote
on 18 May 2009 2:16 PM

I like your poppy very much! A suggestion : you should use punch needles or a punch "embellisher" machine to fix the petals to the background. It's quick,easy, invisible and fun ! 

MTRuth wrote
on 19 May 2009 9:11 AM

Thanks! I do a lot of felting and have a Janome needle felting machine. However, since the petals are all thread and quite thick, I think the felting machine would just tear up the thread. If it was softer than I would definitely use the machine.

elli7 wrote
on 25 May 2009 3:58 AM

Habe gerade deinen Californischeb Mohn entdeckt, finde die Arbeit sehr schön und hoffe weitere Arbeiten von dir zu sehen.Danke!

Dale Kathryn wrote
on 8 Jun 2011 9:09 AM

Over two years later, I STILL love this!