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Flowers (2024)

Flowers (2024)

Wool embroidery/crewelwork and water color paint on commercial white felt. The design is based on a drawing I made in 1989-1990 (included below). Additional details:

Red and pink (flowers): Hand-processed merino X fleece dyed with Jacquard Acid Dyes, then hand-spun.

Green (stems): Ashland Bay roving, hand-spun.

Blue, purple, brown: Merino roving dyed by Three Waters Farm, hand-spun.

Gold, Green: Polwarth and silk roving dyed by Three Waters Farm, hand-spun.

First place winner at Maryland Sheep and Wool, 2024.

Flickr album with progress photos.

The original drawing the embroidery is based on, completed in 1990 using felt-tip markers and colored pencil.