05 May 2010

Carnival Block Complete

Wendy's Carnival Block is finished at last. It has been a slow journey to completion. The bright colors and carnival theme were really difficult for me and I had a hard time getting motivated to work on it. Taking a break from it to work on the Woven piece gave me strength to finish it. The peacock feathers on the mask gave me some direction. The carnival theme turned out to be a good excuse to use lots of sequins in the seam treatments and also to use lots of iridescent beads, which unfortunately don't photograph well.

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This block is not as heavily encrusted as it could be, but it balances with Gerry's and Ritva's work. I hope that Wendy is happy with it!

The next round robin block to work on is for Rita, who choose a pastel colored Spring theme. It should be much easier (and quicker!) to work on.

7 comments:

Karen said...

You did such a lovely job. It is really tough to work on a block that is outside your comfort zone isn't it. Or for me working on Christmas in the spring!! LOL

Wendy said...

Hi Lisa, I love what you did. I understand how hard it is to work outside your comfort zone. This has been a really stretching rr for me also. You did good on my block. Thanks!

Linda said...

Love the peacock feathered mask. There is a lot to look at in this--just beautiful!

kerrykatiecakeskeb43 said...

Every aspect of this block is perfect and beauitiful! I am fascinated by the large peacock feather motif.
Hugs,
Kerry

Marty52 said...

Gorgeous! For being out of your comfort zone you have done a great job on this block... I love it!

Gerry Krueger said...

I must say working out of my comfort zone has made me more tolerant of certain colors and find I even growing fond of some of them... Last summer I bought my "Laurie B" threads (Hot and bright) and use them oftener than I ever thought I would....

Love the peacock motif...great work as usual...

Gerry K.

Laurie said...

Beautiful!!!!! I'm sure she'll be very pleased with it, I know I would be!! Can you lend me some of your talent!?

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