Sunday, November 11, 2007

Flow & Recuperation

After taking to her bed for a couple of days with lethargy and mopery, a 124$ trip to the vet for a look-see and some pink medicine, Jinx came into my studio today and jumped up onto the new WIP, rolled about and generally proclaimed herself on the road to recovery. We are all relieved. I finished up work on what is now titled "XX" and pretty quickly "XX 2 " came together on the design wall. As big as it is, it turns out that I had exactly, to the quarter inch, enough batting to get this piece built. I did some things differently this time, distressing some of the fabrics with sandpaper and rocks to get the worn feeling I wanted. ps. the original working title of this piece smacked of plagiarism according to the author of a book by the same name. He sicced his literary agent on me and the smell alone was enough to back me off and change the title of this whole series. We'll see what's in a name now that the book will not be mentioned here or anywhere else by me.

3 comments:

zquilts said...

Now this one looks like it will be really interesting ! Can't wait to see the progress. Happy Jinx is getting back to feeling good enough to 'christen' the WIP!

Nikki said...

I really enjoy seeing the piece on your sewing table. The angled view give a good sense of the texture and demention of the piece and the sewing machine provides a reference for the size.

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