Saturday, 3 January 2015

A cautionary tale

Godward, The Mirror, 1899



Yes, I have completed my Sand challenge, due at the end of February.

A reminder: Sand is a very light colour, and it can function as a sheer when it is placed over darker cloth. So, for those of you more fastidious than I, you might want to "face" that paler cotton if it overlaps a dark shape, whether you use fusible appliqué or stitched appliqué.

And no, that's not me. In January, Canadians wear flannel to bed.

7 comments:

  1. Well said Heather! My chuckle for the evening!

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  2. I shall always remember you thus ...

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  3. Very diaphanous! You've spoilt the image now. Yes, Winceyette rules winter bed fashion over here too.

    Meanwhile, well done you getting your 'sand' piece done - and thanks for the heads-up on the colour being see through over dark colours.

    Hilary G

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  4. See what you mean about see-through colours! Well done on having finished your sand piece. I've just realised I've got to do mine in the next 2 weeks as Mick and I go to New Zealand on the 19th Jan, and we're not back until the 9th April! AT lease I have an idea of what I want to do, and it's a try out for a larger project as well which is useful.

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    1. Ooo, Linda. What a wonderful trip to look forward to. Have a safe journey and bring back lots of visual memories to play with.

      Hilary

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