Friday, June 11, 2010

Croton stitched

Here is the Croton piece quilted. I decided against thread sketching, since there is already so much detail in this piece from the paint. I like the lines added by the thread. I only used three colors: black (on the top leaf), dark green (on the bottom leaf) and orange (on the vein of the bottom leaf).

3 comments:

  1. Looks gorgeous. I love the detailing.

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  2. It's just beautiful Susan. I really love how the stitching adds to the realistic image. It doesn't even have to be a specific design, just a wiggly line of stitching, but it adds so much.

    Cheers,

    Leah

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  3. In Hawaii, crotons are everywhere, adding color to a person's backyard or used as part of a landscaping design at a resort complex. I've seen entire hedges of them; just gorgeous! (Love yours, too!)

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