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« on: June 14, 2013 10:32:35 AM »

Cocktail friday..which generated mushrooms...



so I have been having such fun...oh how I love lino cuts. I saw this and tried to reproduce it. http://www.flickr.com/photos/tyr_stockholm/8620041338/ but my skills are not that good and my lino cutters are rubbish, they are too coarse (where I can get some fine ones???)

anyway the chanterelle mushrooms looked awful but I kept going, but once I had them printed on fabric I LOVED them!!

this is a close up, I cut all three separately so I can use them individually.





this was/is! my friday..




I made more!!

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« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2013 11:12:00 AM »

I love this!
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« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2013 03:14:08 PM »

Ok you keep making awesome prints!! I love it  Cheesy I love how dense the pattern gets. What are you doing with all these new prints you keep thinking up  Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2013 03:49:28 PM »

AWESOME!! I've loved all of your recent prints but I think this is my favorite! They look so great together. They'd be adorable on a flour sac tea towel!
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These are great!!!! Love the mushrooms!
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« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2013 02:20:49 AM »

thanks guys... sheepblue, I have no idea what to do with them, I just woke up this morning thinking that I want to make some more...! I was thinking that if I had enough different pieces they could be turned into a pretty cool quilt...

I have bought a tiny new house recently, to live in during the work week etc...so it will need a new quilt for the bed and cushion covers etc etc....so plenty of excuses to make more. My problem is coming up with inspiration in the first place.
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« Reply #6 on: June 15, 2013 04:21:30 AM »

hah, edel, if you ask me, you are having no problems with inspiration  Cheesy Can't wait to see what you print next!
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« Reply #7 on: June 15, 2013 11:38:03 AM »

I can't believe you carved those mushrooms, they are amazing!
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« Reply #8 on: June 15, 2013 03:33:48 PM »

I can't believe you carved those mushrooms, they are amazing!

thanks hon, I am glad you saw them, the purplish fabric, is one of the FQs you sent me!..looks great, it will be a cushion cover I think.
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« Reply #9 on: June 15, 2013 04:16:09 PM »

Wow! I loved the flamingo fabric, but these mushrooms are over the top! And, I love that you carved them separately so you can vary the design. And, now that I know that, I'm even more impressed with how well you did the repeat on the first fabric. Smiley

Ordinarily, I would not recommend wine and sharp carving implements (or even dull ones), but in your case, it seems to be a winning combination! Smiley
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