Friday, October 27, 2017

The Start of a Stitched Travel Journal

Stitched a small piece to start off my Travel Journal.
Sitting on our balcony against the dock walls in Rouen, France.
Brought out my sketchbook and started with a simple watercolour of the plants growing from the brick work. Very relaxing with a cup of tea.

 The walls were so close, we could rub our hands across them.
 
Linen handkerchief, tea dyed.
Organza, tea bag papers, a piece of paper with words of the cruise written with my opposite hand.
Stitched with French knots and free motion.
Currently making a cover for my A4 Journal book.
 
 


6 comments:

  1. Very interesting seeing the progression from photo to sketch to textile piece.

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  2. You will relive so many of your travel memories by making this journal.

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  3. An interesting way to interpret this simple experience and a lovely reflection on this time.

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  4. Very impressive start to your journal, Jenni

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  5. Fantastic, Jenni. You will have so much fun creating this diary and will remember so much about the places

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  6. Great Jenni. You have a real artistic bent.

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