japanese garden

finished this last night – my entry in the cloth paper scissors magazine reader challenge

it had to measure 6 in x 6 in and incorporate at least 3 different types of media as well as stitching

i used japanese fabrics and vintage coins, as well as stencilled and stamped images, broderie perse applique, free-motion stitching, couching and 3D applique

japanese garden by rita summers, detail

japanese garden by rita summers, detail

japanese garden by rita summers

japanese garden by rita summers

to see my entry on the cloth paper scissors challenge page, click here

photo diary 5

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[‘secrets’ in new position; ian helping to install ‘tied’; ‘tied’ complete; ‘roses are blue’ with red ‘violet’ garlands – a visual pun]