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16 Jun 2014

Eye-Tree --- finished

Totally crazy, you will say. But I am somehow inspired

by the tree in our French garden - he is looking with a

very serious nearly sad eye over our doings.

Here he is again.

Serious tree

 

So here another tree with eyes: Compared with the real tree this one is rather

strict - severe - ridgid ..... about the growth beneath his feet.

And I wanted to stitch something funny.

The postcard was done in Sharon's class on Sumptuous Surface Embroidery.

 

 

 

 

 

7 comments:

  1. Can see that tree is watching you Anneliese, just be careful what you do in front of it! Your sumptous post card is certainly very beautiful, lovely technique

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  2. So many types of different stitches and textures makes the piece lovely!!

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  3. This is a 'watch your stitches' tree! Great fun!

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  4. Anneliese, I had already bookmarked your blog & am following you. I love your work and am inspired by everyone. Rita

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  5. A really wonderful interpretation of your fascinating tree! Your stitching is very exciting, so much texture!

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  6. I was immediately struck by the wonderful colours. There is so much to see, and yet it is orderly, but still so creative. The arrangements of the pulled thread stitches make a nice background. Mr. Tree reminds me of a stodgy old man who was in charge of an office I worked in as a girl. Always peering over our shoulders to check for typing errors. Your Mr. Tree made me laugh.
    You have stitched a wonderful variety of different sumptuousness. I love it to bits.

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