“Sunset, North Saskatchewan River” (2014)

I thought I would share the final result of the stitched piece I have been working on for the last two months. The original post is from my more professional and better behaved blog http://www.debrahunter.wordpress.com . I hope you enjoy how the final piece turned out.

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"Sunset, North Saskatchewan River" (2014) 32inches by 40 inches naturally hand-dyed cotton, silk and wool hand stitched and hand beaded “Sunset, North Saskatchewan River” (2014)
32inches by 40 inches
naturally hand-dyed cotton, silk and wool
hand stitched and hand beaded

The latest fibre art piece is completed after an ambitious and labor intensive 2 months. This is the largest piece I have tackled to date measuring in at 32 inches by 40 inches. The fabrics and threads have all been hand-dyed in hand crafted natural dyes. Cutch, lac, madder, pomegranate, logwood and tansy are the plant-based materials that bring the color to the piece. Thousands of glass beads add the light and sparkle to this Alberta landscape. Unfortunately an internet picture can’t convey the scale, it is really a piece that makes you stop and look (and touch…….the beading is really cool to touch!).

Here are a few of the details:

sun sun

trees trees

river and dead trees river and dead trees

island island

river river

more trees more trees

Working large definitely has its challenges, from the…

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4 thoughts on ““Sunset, North Saskatchewan River” (2014)

  1. it’s beautiful Deb, I don’t think photos on or off line do justice to textiles as they are 3 dimensional and the photo 2, also textiles are tactile photos are not, as you say you want to touch them, Frances

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