The color chosen was yellow/green and it's split compliments
violet and red.
This was started as white pfd fabric then painted with textile paints. Once dry it was stitched to stabilizer, then heavily and completely quilted. Silk fibers were felted directly to the quilted ground.
Embroidery threads and bias cut silk fabric was stitched then painted high lights were added.
The piece was then piped and stitched to a piece of raw silk which was fused to a stiff stabilizer.
Mixing the paints to get the colors I wanted was a challenge for me. While I don't feel I got them perfect, I am happy with the process and result.
The lollipop shape of the Allium flower is intriguing and I was happy to learn it's meaning:
unity, humility and patience.
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