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Starry Nights

starlightProbably more than ten years ago, textile artist Beth Nash gave me a bag of her scraps. I have rediscovered them and have been bonding small pieces (about 4 x 6 inches) to lightweight cardboard, then punching holes and sewing with white crochet thread. The needle and thread and comfortably hefty, and it feels very much like sewing on the “sewing cards” my mother used to let me practice on when I was very young.

I’m having fun. I have attached some of my little stitcheries to notecards, but am having even more fun photographing them and playing further with Photoshop, adding background textures, drop shadows, and feathering. Here’s the same design after some Photoshop play. Which one do you like best?

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