The Purple Peacock

Purple and violet are the key colours in this wall-hanging of a peacock, quilted by Madame and now taking pride of place in our daughter’s new home.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Purples & Violets

How to bag an elephant

Cee’s Fun ‘Foto’ Challenge for this week has the theme of ‘texture’.

This is a detail from an embroidered bag that I saw on display at the ‘Pour L’amour du Fil’ expo in Nantes a couple oof years ago.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Texture

Tuesdays of Texture: Handbags

I doubt if I could sew on a shirt button to save my life, and I have nothing but respect and admiration for those whose sewing skills leave me in the dust. Which, admittedly, is most people  – and especially Madame.

I recently visited an exhibition of quilting and embroidery in Nantes, which included a couple of bags that have been elevated by texture way above their mundane practical purpose:

Tuesdays of Texture 2 May 2017