Poppy Love

Poppies, I return to them again and again as an art subject because they are so beautiful, dramatic and with such gorgeous colours. On this piece, I’ve appliqued some scraps of japanese printed fabric onto a base of purple tweed, and added a lot of machine stitching and some sequins and bits of gold foil. The petals of the poppies are red silk, and the centres are free motion embroidery and dark purple pailettes. Then the whole thing has been stretched over a canvas. It is available to buy on Etsy.com

2 Comments for : Poppy Love
    • Penny
    • July 17, 2013

    Your work is an inspiration…a woman after my own heart. I have little time to really “get into it” at the moment but your work fires me up to get going and squeeze in some more time. Thanks Nicky. Good luck. I am sure you will have much success with such beautiful work..

    • Reply

      Hi Penny, thank you for your lovely heartwarming comment. I’m glad you find my work inspiring. I agree it’s difficult to find time for creativity sometimes, but I feel it’s so important for our well being to have a means of expression, that it should become a priority even if you have to wrestle a few demons (or housework) out of the way to get there! Good luck with your creative journey too. I wish you well. Nicky.

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