You are likely familiar with the advertising slogan used in connection with Almond Joy and Mounds candy bars, "Sometimes you feel like a nut, sometimes you don't". Well, today I "feel like a nut".
"Why?", you might be asking. Well, I had a piece of my artwork accepted by Quilt Visions: Interpretations in San Diego and as part of that show the group issued an invitation to submit one 12" x 12" piece of work in Black and White. A group show will be selected from the work submitted based on what work makes a cohesive collection and the other work will be placed for sale in the sales shop. Each work will be for sale at the same price of $250 so hopefully many pieces will be sold. Great idea. As it happened, I had just dye painted several pieces of fabric with black on white so I selected one of those fabrics and executed a very nice little work which I hand stitched with several different threads, faced the work, added a sleeve, packaged and sent the little fellow off to the show. For those of you who enter and submit work to shows: do you see anything missing in this list? This is where "feel like a nut comes in". I failed to photograph the work so I can't show you this Weekly Textile Construction #26 or even have any sort of visual record of the piece if it is sold.
So here is the best I can do. I took a shot of the part of the fabric I didn't use in TC #26. At least it will serve as a reminder to slow down....Focus Terry! Focus.
Remains of fabric from which I made "Study in Black and White".