"Black Eyed Susans"
24 1/2 in. X 17"
Raw Edged Fused Applique
Couched Yarn Binding
When I saw the photo I received for interpretation this month I immediate focused on the black glamorous eyes.
I selected a group of three dolls rather than work with the entire photo.
I sketched them with basic lines.
After making this layout I chose fabrics. My background fabric looked to me like flowing hair.
I sandwiched and quilted these layers first using lines following the lines in the fabric.
Then I began constructing and fusing on the faces.
I used pigma pen for the lashes and brows.
I used Oil Pastels for the cheeks.
I added some embroidery perse flowers & leaves to the background and hand made stems.
Then I quilted it.
Once this was finished I added my beading and finished with couched (hair-like) yarn for the
I enjoyed this challenge! I would love any critiques you may have.