Lots of card making this time of year. Do you make cards? How do you go about it? Below is a sample of how I go about my textile 'winter' cards.
Just a suggestion of a hill of snow and a tree outlined in the front with stitching competes this one. Simplicity can seem sophisticated don't you think?
Here is one of two panels of card tops I painted with dyes one day. Not all of them will be satisfactory to make into cards so I will use a view finder to make my selections.
|Using a view finder to find a composition I like.|
|The vertical cards sell better, so I opt for this one.|
|Log cabin in the woods - a personal favorite.|
|A horizon line and a few stitched weeds in the front lead the viewer's eye up the creek, well at least that was my intention.|
Geese heading south. These were a first for me and a bit of a pain as the thread had to be broken at each bird but I think it was worth it.
'Skaters on Duck Lake'. Thank you to the locals who were sharing photos a week or so ago of skating on a nearby lake. I look forward to stitching more skating figures.