Tuesday, 4 December 2012

Artful Times challenge No 18 Anything goes

This challenge was for anything you fancied putting in. So, as I was making a fabric postcard depicting the beach, for a swap, I decided to put that in for the challenge.
I started of by cutting fabric into strips and placing them onto some pelmet vilene. The first bit I tackled was the sea. I placed some silk tops onto the fabric and free machined on top, getting darker at the top.
I then did some random sewing on the edge of the sea, coming onto the beach, in a darker sand colour. The pebble fabric was cut out and I did some free machine embroidery on that, plus some posts in brown.
The sky I used white wool for some clouds, well it is nearly always cloudy in the UK.


18 comments:

Von said...

This is wonderful Wendy ! you really are a whizz with the old the old sewing machine :)so much attention to detail you just want to stroke it :)
Thank you for sharing it woth us at Artful Times
Von ♥

chrissies said...

This is just terrific

Love Chrissie xxx

Jean Straw said...

This is amazing, you have created such a lovely little scene.Jean x

Heather said...

It's delightful Wendy - I want to go there for my next holiday.

Jacqui Chimes said...

Beautiful Wendy

sassy said...

awesome and so love the colours wendy..hope you are wll? hugs sassyxxxx

Neet said...

Ph Wow! That is fabulous and I adore those clouds int he sky.
Thanks for joining us at AT with this.
Hugs, Neet xx

My name is Cindy said...

Cloudy and sunny here today!! Lovely tag Wendy as always. Just wanted to stop by and say 'Thank You' for my cards, they are both lovely but I especially love the fabric piece on the birthday card - you are so good at this! I think I will put this in a frame when my cards come down. Almost inspires me to get out my machine (almost but not quite). Thank you so much for helping to make my day special. Hope you are well, big hugs Cindy x

butterfly said...

What a beautiful piece of work! Amazing to be able to create that wonderful scene with fabric... so glad I followed your link from Artful Times.
Alison x
(Btw, the Anything But A Card theme this fortnight is all about the Sea/Seaside... you'd fit right In I think!)

Sherry said...

I think this is stunning Wendy - love all the movement in the sea and colour graduations. The bottom half is fantastic - so realistic xx

hazel said...

I love everything about your card Wendy - it's wonderful.
xxx Hazel.

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Barb Cady said...

This is a beautiful piece of work Wendy, sorry I'm late posting this but Christmas is overtaking me!x

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Sherry said...

Hi Wendy,

Just stopping by again to say thank you for the gorgeous Christmas card you sent me - in my fav colours too (purples). Hope you have a wonderful Christmas too xx

Jackie said...

This is gorgeous, Wendy. Wish I could be there!
Thanks for popping by. Wishing you and yours a Happy Christmas and best wishes for 2013.

Jackie said...

This is really beautiful, Wendy.
I hope you had a good Christmas, and best wishes for 2013. Jackie x

wall art decoration said...

Awesome art print you have made, color selection is great, everything has apparent look, sky is looking so attractive. Really very nice print thanks for sharing.