Monday, 14 December 2015

Samples 2015: Week 49, Lips

Blanket stitch in stranded cotton on hand dyed cotton over felt

Source picture
From this article in the Saturday Guardian 05/12/15:
“How Jane Austen’s Emma changed the face of fiction. The story of a self-deluded heroine in a small village, Jane Austen’s Emma hardly seems revolutionary. But, 200 years after it was first published, John Mullan argues that it belongs alongside the works of Flaubert, Joyce and Woolf as one of the great experimental novels.”

Illustration by Susie Hogarth.
Sample design
Not my kind of subject (I was desperate!) – but the lips looked very blanket stitch.

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