Monday, March 24, 2008

my part of the Top Secret Tea Towel

for Jenny

I can finally show you my contribution to the Top Secret Tea Towel for Jenny Hart! It's been (I can't believe it) 6 months in the making, traveling to so many talented crafters - I stitched my part 3 months ago!


I had a few ideas, but I ended up doing a portrait of Jenny:

pinned in place and ready to iron

I in no way captured how gorgeous she is but I'm still pretty happy with it. My favorite part is the needle and the heart... Jenny has been such an inspiration to me - she's an amazing artist and I'm so honored I was able to contribute! I'm planning a Jenny and Sublime Stitching post on Feeling Stitchy to commemorate the Top Secret towel, but for now I just wanted to show you my contribution. :)

10 comments:

Early Bird Special said...

This was definitely one of my favorite contributions to the towel. I was nerdily excited to finally get to see your stitching in person! :)

Average Jane Crafter said...

EBS, I was the *same* way! It was truly holding very special art in my hands. I couldn't believe it! And the portrait was just STUNNING. The needle through the heart was amazing. Fabulous work (as always!), Flor!

floresita said...

Amy and Rach, you are both too sweet! Actually I am not such a great stitcher, but I will admit my embroidery looked much better in person!

Your contributions were both so awesome... aawww... thanks for dropping by! :)

Chris Salley said...

I love the portrait! That is so cool!

Justina said...

Wow, such beautiful work! I envy those that get to see it in person!

claudia said...

i was wondering what that sketch of jenny was for... i turned out great flor :)

you all did an awesome job on that tea towel, i'm sure jenny will cherish it.

Drewzel said...

Go you! I love the detail on the top lip, sure she'll LOVE it!

IamSusie said...

It's gorgeous! I love the way the towel turned out!

dawnkristine said...

Great job, I want to try this sometime in the near future!

Pip from Meet Me at Mikes said...

How lovely of you all to do that for Ms Hart! Your work is very lovely, Miss Floresita!