This is the most recent wallhanging I’ve made. After all the deliberating that went into making the Autumn appliqué, I designed this one quickly. I still had periods of unsewing and resewing, but not as many as with the previous appliqué. I enjoyed working with the bright colours as the nights lengthened.
The bird shape originally came from an appliqué I made in 2011. I used the shape as a template to cut a smaller version for this recent work after taking the original out of a stash of felt odds and ends. Here’s that earlier appliqué:
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The colours are perfect. They pop in the first and I love the subdued contrast of the second
Thanks very much. I’m so glad to hear that.
I like the technique of the second too – the small cut aways
If you mean the green one—I have loved mola appliqués which lead me to making the layers of colours.
Interesting design and colours.