A winter heart

… or the Heart of Winter, which is what I think I’ll be calling this one.

The central panel is a piece of gappy patchwork, applied to the background.  The heart is made from tubular ribbon, hand dyed and stuffed with yarn then couched down.

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15 Responses to A winter heart

  1. Elizabeth says:

    Nice piece, beautiful heart for winter.

  2. kaite says:

    very delicate, but i can see a face – is it the face of winter? k.

  3. Penny says:

    A delicate wintery heart of lovely stitches and textures. Where’s the face?

    • Karen Turner says:

      Thanks, Penny. I think the face (two eyes, at least) might be floating there in the centre, formed by the applied lace heart. Or maybe Kaite sees it somewhere else…

  4. Penny says:

    Lovely, lovely work as always! With its delicate colors I think it could be both a heart of winter and a heart of spring!

  5. Jan Marriott says:

    I can see a face too…but who knows what the end result will be.

  6. Els says:

    Ooooh …. the whole picture is beautiful !
    (As was suggested already with the little peek in the last post !)

  7. serenapotter says:

    this is extraordinarily beautiful.

  8. Debi Minter says:

    Lovely! How do you get the yarn inside the tubular ribbon?? I like the way this looks from a bit of a distance, and (my favorite) up close and detailed!

    ;~) Debi

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