Friday, March 11

Creeping tendrils

Spring is creeping up on us. The mornings have been lighter and lighter. Shoots are pushing up from my garden bed. And the vines on this piece are slowly winding across the surface of the fabric. It started off as a winter piece, but maybe it will turn into Spring by the end. The vine is in satin stitch and the leaves are in fishbone. This is just one corner, a quarter the size of the whole piece.
It feels so good to stitch. Lesson planning and exemplar-making as well as drawing WITH my students has certainly absorbed a large proportion of my creative juices (I haven't done so much drawing since college!). So, I'm really happy to say I'm still making art for ME.

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