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Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Spring Greens

I was up at 5 am!  I guess I went to bed way too early.  The house was quiet and I had all that quiet to myself.  I spent 2 hrs stitching in the dandelions and some extra grasses & stalks.  Another finish!

Spring Greens, 2012

Spring Greens (full of dandelions) was based on a photo I took two summers ago - the summer when every field was flooded.  The browns in the background are stubble & dirt fields.  The algae-covered water in the foreground is a flooded ditch by the road.  This piece measures about 7x9".  I personally love this one.  There's just something about the colors that I love so much.  : )


Flo @ Butterfly Quilting said...

Another beauty !! Love it!

quilt happy said...

its amazing

HollyM said...

I can't believe you did that at 5AM! I'd be lolling about moaning and complaining about being up so early.
Your pieces do call out for closer scrutiny. The detail is beautiful!

Olinda said...

Wonderful, Monika! You are an artist!

Riel Nason said...

You are getting better and better all the time.

elle said...


ha! my verification word is 'quite'

Christie, Describe Happy said...

Boy you are on a roll!! And so lovely to think of spring and flowers!

Marjorie's Busy Corner said...

Words just don't do it justice Monika ...love it...beautiful as always!!

Mary Ann said...

Just beautiful...I love it:)

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