From Vision to Reality

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

From this sketch of an idea before starting to knit…

EarthLaughs1

To the final version in reality!

EarthLaughs2

Husband took these photos on a blustery day at the top of our neighborhood, in front of Mr. Whicker’s farm.

EarthLaughs3

Being silly ’cause I love my new sweater very much!

EarthLaughs4

Here are some up close photos in not so good lighting. 馃槮

EarthLaughs5

As the sweater evolved, I felt it needed a band at the bottom to lengthen it. Seed Stitch at the bottom kept the edge from rolling AND seemed the perfect stitch for a flower sweater.

I LOVED doing the embroidered lettering!

EarthLaughs6

The stems and leaves made ME laugh!

I had to keep trying on the sweater to see how it draped and thus how the stems should flow. 馃檪

EarthLaughs7

And of course, I had to take Brown Sweater’s photo on Genevieve, the name of my dress form. I’ve had my dress form a bit longer than illustrated Genevieve has been with me. I must like that name, a little bit.

**Do you see how I “wrote” Emerson as the stem of the last flower?

That little flower is also the period at the end of the quote,

“The 聽earth laughs in flowers.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

EarthLaughs8

This will be the perfect thing to wear to the Art Show at my school this Thursday.

It’s going to be a grand evening!

Advertisements

13 thoughts on “From Vision to Reality

  1. I never cease to be amazed by you – and a little jealous of your creative gifts! I am so glad that you use your gifts, though – we are all certainly blessed by them!

    • Thank you Abigail for your lovely comment! I wore it all day today and I do love it! My mind is already churning over the next possibility…:)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s