Blue & Gold Pincushion

Blue & Gold Pincushion, originally uploaded by ivoryblushroses.

This was such a different project for me! I'm not sure if it's really a pincushion or simply an "objet d'art"! Once in a while, it's good to let go of inhibitions and just let creativity flow without trying to stay within the bounds of preconceived ideas!
Blue and Gold PC stitching
When I started this, it was going to have seam embellishments that were much more "traditional", but instead I found myself extending the design of the central fabric. Now, silk ribbon embroidered (SRE) roses add dimension as do the beads.

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When these cushions are pulled into shape, I'm always amazed at the transformation from flat art to dimensional art!
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Around the base, some black machine made lace with a tatted appearance finishes off the base.


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