March 31, 2008

New Work!

"Inch by Inch"
This is my latest work. It is fabric "inches" mounted on stretched canvas (5" x 5") that I painted and stenciled. The theme for the Take It Further Challenge is "little details" so I thought a way to use my inchies would be great. I had made the "inchies" while I was visiting my daughter in California last year. They were for an "inchies" swap (1" x 1"). Not all the people who were in it completed their inchies, so I had this many left. They are fabric bases sandwiched with batting between the layers and beaded centers. The edges are buttonhole stitched. I finally found a way to display them and it creates a nice memory of my visit to California! It is always nice to have mother/daughter time. Sometimes it's the little things that count. I love the look of using the stretched canvas because it gives the piece a 3-D look.

3 comments:

Meg in Albuquerque said...

Turned out nicely. I'm glad to told us what size the project is. I never would have imagined that much detail in a 1" square

McIrish Annie said...

Love how you turned your inchies into a TIF! This is a great way to display! I'll have to tuck this idea away. the colors are perfect.

Christine Edwards said...

Beautiful canvas! Your inchies are great and what a wonderful way to display them...love the colors!