The experiments with the magazine collages led me to create this beaded wall hanging that I created in 2008: It started me on a new path. I created my beaded collage with a story in mind. I want to introduce Ms. Chardonnay to you! I created her “dress” with the flavors and aromas of Chardonnay wine. Such as melon, a pear, green apple and peach! Can you find them in the photo above? Ms. C is a former beauty queen from California! 🙂 This is why she is wearing a tiara! One of the reasons I started blogging is because I enjoy writing stories. So I have decided to stop waiting for the “perfect” day and start! I will be starting an additional blog soon on my wine “characters.” I hope you will join me! Happy Creating! 🙂
Tag Archives: embellishment
Here is my Confetti bird, created with scrap paper:
And below is my Confetti quilt that I made in 2009:
I had purchase a fancy sewing machine and was starting to take watercolor classes so I combined the two mediums.
Yes, the papers are squares of a painted watercolor on paper that I cut-up and then sewed to my quilt. It reminded me of confetti so it became the title for my quilt. I also added a few beads and sequins for embellishment:
And I even sewed my name on the back!
A blogger friend of mine, creates fabulous experiments on paper that she is going to incorporate into art quilts. She also draws AMAZING portraits of people. You may want to check out her blog at Create Art Everyday. And yes, she does create art every day like me! 🙂
And one more piece of paper – a Confetti giraffe I created in 2013:
I finally finished the quilt square of the bird I started back in January:
And just in time! I will be submitting it to Quilting Arts Reader Challenge tomorrow.
I created my quilt so I could embellish it with BEADS! I love beads!
I have LOTS of beads. And have them organized by color.
Orange is my favorite color:
I enjoy “painting” with beads! Here is a close-up of my beadwork on my bird:
And on the top right of the quilt:
May you BEAD inspired to create with beads!!!