This is a fiber art piece that I finished recently. I based it on some photos of doves eating bird seed on my patio. I added a tea cup just for a bit of whimsy, I guess. The doves and tea cup were painted with inks. The border was randomly pieced using the method taught by Grace Errea.
I don’t do a lot of crochet work, but I do like to have some projects to work on when lighting isn’t great. It is a good way of keeping my hands occupied while watching TV, for example.
The photo below shows a funky shoulder wrap that I recently completed. I made it using a variety of yarns and didn’t worry about whether the weight of the yarn matched or if the rows were a little off kilter.
I used some vintage buttons to finish it off. I’ll have to wait for cooler weather to make use of it!
I went to the Nix Nature Center in Laguna Beach and walked up the trail a little ways and found this spot. There was a cool looking cactus in the shrubbery next to the trail. This is my painting of that cactus.
This is the fiber art piece that I’ve been working on for the last few months. It is a depiction of my husband and one of his friends sitting stream side looking at a river. This photo is of the quilt top. My next step is basting and then machine quilting. Whenever I get to this stage it feels like “It’s all downhill from here!”.
I will post more once it’s finished. I hope you are making good use of your home confinement. Although I’m not happy about missing out on my normal life, I do appreciate being able to get through this project.
A year ago I visited Caspers Wilderness Park with a friend to do some plein air painting. It had been a wet winter and there was still water running in the arroyo. I had never seen water in it before. There were tiny frogs on the bank and a few people on horseback forded the stream to head up the trail.