Monday, July 23, 2012

Embellished turtle fabrics - part two



Last week I showed you the turtle stencil that I made, and how I ended up using the positive cutting rather than the negative to make some small fabric panels.  Today I want to share the beaded embellishments with you.  I still don't know what I'm going to do with these panels, but I really like how they've turned out so far!




Iron shirtweight fusible interfacing to the back of each panel before beginning to stitch.  I added three-strand embroidery (running stitch, fly stitch) and individually stitched seed beads and tube beads.  Also a couple of buttons, as you can see. 







Part one
Part two


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8 comments:

Stacie said...

LOVE these, beautiful! Two of my most favorite things.... sea turtles and spirals :)

Cyndi L said...

Awwww...thanks! :-)

SpinningDownUnder said...

Those are lovely! So simple, and absolutely gorgeous! Whatever you do with them, I'm sure will be beautiful. They look so tactile, I would want to keep patting them,;-)!

Cyndi L said...

I've found it hard not to keep running my fingers over the beads and stitching ;-) Thank you!

Kathleen Douglas said...

Cyndi,
The more I see of your work, the more I find to linspire/motivate me.

Thanks for sharing.

Cyndi L said...

Aren't you sweet! Thank you...my aim is to provoke others into action :-)

Eileen Bergen said...

I love them, Cyndi - every one of them. The colors you chose are scrumptious and the beading is the perfect finishing touch.

They almost need to be individually framed, but we never know what you'll come up with ;-)

Tammy said...

That is a great idea! I love turtles too!

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