Wednesday, 2 April 2014

"Silken Treasures" finished!

I've had a really good few days on this book...

...and am very, VERY pleased with the results :-)

It is a celebration of silk...

...in muted shades of purples/mauves/dusky pinks ....

...and some metal leaf for sheer decadence!

Enjoy the picture show......



Front cover with a nine-patch of yo-yos (or Suffolk Puffs for those English readers)


Back panel with Hmong print and painted triangles....


Inside back panel with silk strips and machine stitching...


Inside Page 1


Page 2


Small inserted book cover


Inside small book...


various silk fabric and textured abaca tissue pages...



Page 3


Inside back flap


Outside back flap...


Finished book sitting on my desk.

It is so lovely to turn over in your hand............

Thanks again to Roxanne and her "Thread That Weaves" online workshops....

...and to Colouricious and Colourcraft for selling such delicious products for folk to play with!!

x C

3 comments:

Penny said...

You've outdone yourself with this one! Its so rich looking and I can only imagine how it is to hold it and look at each page, drinking in the colors. Beautiful!

stitchstrata said...

Glorious colours and such a treat to see!
Barbara

Chris Gray said...

Thanks ladies!!