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December 2012 ABS Challenge

Posted by on December 28, 2012

This is the final Art Bead Scene Challenge for 2012.

DEC ABS 2012 A by The Beading Yogini

Thank goodness it’s a lovely winter scene without all of the “red and green” holiday scene background!

 

Sleeping Beauty by Erté, 1983

26 1/2″ x 33″ Serigraph

(color palette by Brandi Hussey)

DEC ABS 2012 C by The Beading Yogini

It took me some time to come up with a design. I decided that I wanted to try my hand at needle tatting. So, I purchased some tatting needles and surfed for an on line video and the rest is history. Ironically enough, my Grandmother was a master seamstress and tatter.

DEC ABS 2012 D by The Beading Yogini

Materials used: tatting thread, seed beads, felt, buttons, needle and thread.

DEC ABS 2012 B by The Beading Yogini

Check out more artisan designs over at the ABS flickr group.

3 Responses to December 2012 ABS Challenge

  1. Karin

    What a striking and utterly unique interpretation of the Erte print! Beautiful work! Reading your post calls to mind my husband’s grandmother, and the moments we shared as I cleaned up after dinner and she sat at the kitchen table tatting!How I wish I could turn back the clock, walk away from the dishes and linger at her side.

  2. Birgitta Lejonklou

    You amaze me as every time and very often You dare to try something new :-)
    love it <3<3 !!

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