Stitching sunshine

Still working on Monolith, there is now a silk sun in the sky.  The silk is part of an old hand-painted scarf which has made several suns since it retired as a garment.  I like to think that cloth is happy to be repurposed in this way.  I think of it as a kind of reincarnation, being born again.

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9 Responses to Stitching sunshine

  1. Kaite says:

    lovely colours in your sun Karen, it looks very 'peachy'…k.

  2. arlee says:

    OOOOO love the solar flare markings on that sun–PERFECT–can feel that heat!

  3. Looks like it could be an early mo rning sun with soft pinks! what a great idea repurposing a silk scarf – I do the same!Cheers.

  4. Barbara says:

    Hi Karen,I really like where this piece is going … it is so very delicate, yet has so much warmth. We visited some ruins in Mexico (quite a while ago) … and the sun played a huge part in the positioning of the stones. This reminds me of that very much!Very best wishes,Barbara

  5. nocton4 says:

    what cloth wouldn't love ending up as a sun, and such a beautiufl one.I adore your work x

  6. ancientcloth says:

    Beautiful…the sun just "melts" into the fabric as if it was dyed into the main piece.:)

  7. Deborah says:

    I love your reincarnated sun! This is a great way to look at it.

  8. Lucette says:

    Love the idea of reusing special pieces of fabric. And all the little stitches are fabulous.

  9. Lorie McCown says:

    love the reuse idea too, with great results!

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