Monday, 8 December 2014

Material Mondays - Embrace Me - Mixed Media Wall Hanging

I have been hooked on creating these wall hangings for quite a while, and haven't lost my zeal for creating them.  I have a few more ideas that I want to try out and because of the time it takes to complete need to make room for them.



I started this one about a month ago, laying down the initial colours and adding the machine stitching.




It is called 'Embrace Me' measuring approximately 4"x8" and the majority of my work that I create is about relationships. 


The relationships that we have with others and the one that we have with ourselves, how we encourage and support our selves, being gentle with our hearts.




The thing that takes time is the embellishing but it is such a therapeutic activity that you can get lost in.  It is also an activity that you can do while sitting with the family and not feel as if you have shut yourself away in the studio, again these wall hangings remind me about the relationships that I have with others.


   
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