Monday, September 16, 2013

Guelder rose Faerie

I'm on a roll!

I have finished another Faerie

this one is the Guelder rose Faeries

I surrounded them with birds and other critters and a magic keyhole for their part of the secret garden

 I have used a little more SRE on this piece I am challenging myself to use it.

like with the pre-made sew on motifs and roses it almost feels like cheating because it takes up so much real-estate and is relatively easy to accomplish

  as those of you who follow me regularly I LOVE seam treatments but they do take up a lot of time to do

and this series of blocks is to challenge myself to use techniques and motifs I would not normally use

and balance it all in context of the rather delicate drawings of  Cicely Mary Barker’s Flower faeries and the magic of a secret garden


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