Monday, March 24, 2008

Lemon challenge Part deux

So i redid the lemon challenge because of the silly cup...and in answer to some inquiries about my grandmothers cutting and pasting eyes....she had drawn a lovely lady in pastel but was not happy with one of the eyes and according to family legend she drew another eye and glued it over the one she did not like...in the collection of Joyce and Gary Lytle

and then i remembered that i actually had another lemon that i had done in fabric for International Quilt Festival a few years ago...I made the fruit of the month...one a month for nine months that year...these are paper sized and were to be a set of nine journal quilts...this is the first one in that string and is thread painted...which means that instead of drawing them with pencils I drew them with various colored threads......they were done yearly from 2002 to this year which is the last year of the journal quilt culminating in a book Creative Quilting: The Journal Quilt Project in which i was honored to have more pages than any other of the participants except Gloria Hansen...TOO cool I thought:>

7 comments:

peachtreeart said...

Regarding EDMs yes, I have a lot to go, but that only means I have a lot to look forwards to in life :)

Love your easter basket.

PamYla said...

Awesome and lemony! Very nice..I like the Easter bunny too!

Alison said...

Beautifully lemony post. Drawing in thread is such fun.

Sandy said...

Love the Grid, and the lemon is spot ON!

juj said...

Lol! Your grandma and I have something in common! I've been known to do that myself - in fact, I was embarrassed not to long ago when someone asked me to swap and I had to admit the drawing they wanted had a replaced piece just like your talking about!

Beautiful drawing you've done - the composition is balanced perfectly. And that quilt is simply stunning!

Margaret Ann said...

Fresh and zesty...both pieces...I like them a lot!!! :)

Amy said...

Nice! Makes me want a glass of lemonade! I especially like the flower.