Here's what I made in the studio this week. It's going to be part of a diptych with a patchwork piece (more on that below), and together they'll be called Stargazer.
First up, here are some photos that show the whole process of creating the appliqué, from tracing out each piece to placing and stitching them all into place. See the captions for a little more info…
And here’s the finished piece alongside it’s patchwork partner:
The patchwork piece is something I made a couple of weeks ago without any real plan, but as soon as it was finished I pictured it alongside an appliquéd figure.
Here’s a wee video of the patchwork process, from initial sketch to the final piece: