This year for the Bead Journal Project, I am going to be working on combining beaded crazy quilting with 3D forms. I learned most of what I know about sculptural forms through C June Barnes's Exploring Dimensional Quilt Art.
I used the bead embroidered forms of African helix and free-standing chevrons. These stitches are taught in Bored By Back Stitch, chapter one.
After I finished the central beading, I used embroidery floss to add beaded blanket stitch around the outsides. In a few spots, the black second layer of felt had to be trimmed a bit as there had been some slippage.
|Bead Journal Project: January 2015|
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This is delightful! I look forward to 11 more.