Since August my energy has been focused on completing projects for deadlines and keeping up with commitments made before the crazy time set in. That’s history and the bulk of my quilts are home once again. So it’s time for tweaking — rehanging old friends and finding a place for two large quilts that went straight from the studio to galleries.
The Kollaborative Klimt-esque Landscape has been on my mind. I’ve been thinking that the bird needed some bling to create better balance and when Sandra Sider was here she agreed with me. Time to tweak! After experimenting with several threads, I decided upon a black cotton wrapped with gold metallic thread. I stitched the beak and then the belly and claws. Now it feels truly done. Here’s a detail:
And the whole quilt:
Ahh, a quick clean up of the studio and it’s time for a new project. But before that, my little friend needs some new greenery and there isn’t much in the yard to choose from…