Monday, 12 November 2018

Stitched in the Faded Greens of Fall


I returned to a piece once thought finished


Adding more stitches


Layering Textures.





Walking past feathery elephant grass
I realized how the greens around the marshlands
matched the greens I had been stitching that day.


 Walking around water's edge I noticed
Canada Geese still up here way past their fly south date.


 As I passed by
some ducks scooted away so fast they left a trail behind.


and some just drifted away.


Some carried on eating with bums in the air!


Surprisingly some just snoozed the afternoon away
resting before a long flight south.

After the wind and rain we have had this week
I wish I could hitch a ride with them!

8 comments:

  1. I don't stitch but I have been following you for quite a while. I love your posts. A pause in life's rat race, a moment to touch base with myself.
    Thank you!

    VĂ©ronique

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  2. Oh, thank you ... I am looking at blank spaces in a spontaneously stitched piece and here I found an answer. Your stitching is such an inspiration!

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  3. Faded colours and shouting "dead leaf" colours are both appealing in their own ways..

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  4. Your layered textures are gorgeously organic. (How's that for
    descriptive wording? But I think that's accurate.)
    I can see all your beautiful surroundings come out in your work.
    Yes, thanks for sharing.

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  5. I could just look & look at this piece, so many areas of stitch to take in, I feel that I am looking at a map of your walks.

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  6. Hello Judy,your work is so inspiring! Even looking at the water, I can see the marks becoming possibles stitches. Nature gives us all her beauty as a magnificent gift! Thank you for sharing your work and thoughts!
    Patricia

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  7. Beautiful stitching Penny and always lovely to go on a walk with you. xx

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  8. I'm with you in wanting to hitch a ride south with the birds. Cold here the past couple of days and windy too. Supposed to be in for a storm of some nature tomorrow. I'm done with winter!!

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