Thursday, November 01, 2007
You're the Cream in my Coffee...
November 1 is the designated finish date for another challenge group I'm in with some local fiber art friends. We just started our group and this is our first challenge, and the theme was "Coffee and Cream." Thinking of this theme gets me humming "You're the Cream in my Coffee" and brings me back to childhood memories of singing along with Mitch.
I actually spent a lot of time on another piece which is, as I write this, at the bottom of my garbage can. Nothing turned out the way I wanted it to on that piece, so I scrapped it and started again. I'm much happier with this piece. It's 9x12", by the way.
I couldn't stop thinking about the hypnotically beautiful way cream swirls into coffee. So, that's what inspired my response to this challenge.
I fused pieces, then over-quilted by machine. Here's a detail shot: