I’m working on the second in the “Autumn Leaves” series for the McGregor-Marquette Center for the Arts.
It begins with one of my hand-dyed turquoise blue fabrics as a background.
This time I sandwiched the top and backing fabrics with low-loft Pellon batting, and a layer of craft interfacing (Pellon 809 Deco-Bond) before beginning.
Next I added more colors of shredded hand-dyed and batik fabrics to “paint with” and started sprinkling them on. It takes a long time to adjust them just so. I find a tweezers (or in this case a dental tool) works much better than fingers ...read more