Monday, May 13, 2013
Such Devoted Sisters
My friend Elizabeth, who happened to organize the Orillia Photo to Mat workshop, was very excited to try and do a mat from a photo of her sister and herself. It was a challenge, but one she was willing to rise to, since the relationship she had with her sister was very special indeed.
She recently lost her sister but managed to find two photos from a recent visit.
Here is the photo that she started with.
And here is the wonderful memory mat she created.
I think she definitely captured the essence of each of them - the eyes have it, I suppose.
And although she originally had hooked some of the detail of background from the photo, she decided to simplify things and focus on the faces. A wonderful decision in my estimation.
I am sure the journey of hooking from this photo was very bittersweet. But Elizabeth has created a mat that captures the closeness of the relationship in a medium that brings her joy. It doesn't get much better than that.
Thanks Elizabeth, for letting me share.
at May 13, 2013
After an incredibly busy August and beginning of September, day before yesterday I pulled the last loop on Fillippa Flamingo. And the next d...
That's the name of my class at Loyalist College next July. And it is inspired by the many incredibly brilliant borders I have seen on ru...
I like it when I get to mix up my projects during the week. I think it's part of my Attention Deficit Fibre Disorder - but it keeps me h...