It's always interesting when I show my art quilts that have beads or hand embroidery on them...folks want to touch the piece! Which, is fine with me! I think it's because the beads or threads appear to add texture! And texture is tactile, right!
I don't mind folks handling or touching my quilts. Let's face it...I don't plan on being here 50 or 100 years from now so if they fall apart..so be it! You can see some of the french knots I embroidered here in this pic as well as some of the stab stitching and beading.
I think there's enough 'texture' in this piece!
Sure hope so!
Beads are around the inside of the circle and each of the larger fused squares
The gold pieces of fabric are leftovers from one of my 3D snowflakes I made, which I had cut before I had fused them together! Oops. So, having two pieces of fused cut squares I just took some red fabric (yep, leftover from the snowflake) and wove it in and out of the square, fused them together then laid on another leftover piece of fabric.
This was a fun piece to work on and I actually finished it the weekend before Thanksgiving! Hope you head over to check out the other 'texture' pieces from these talented artists! It's always interesting to see how we each interrupt the theme! Next up is 'song'...hmmmmmmm