Friday, July 18, 2014

Sahara Sunsets

Photo Courtesy of Rose Hughes

"Eyes Skyward"
28" x 42"
Artist Rose Hughes


Textiles:
Hand painted and dyed silks and cotton velveteen fabrics

Embellishments:
Glass beads, wool yarn and cotton embroidery floss

Techniques:
Fast Pieced Appliqué™, machine piecing and quilting, hand embroidery and beading




Photo Courtesy of Rose Hughes

"Dreams of Poppies II"
41" x 45"
Artist Rose Hughes


Textiles:
Hand painted and dyed silks and cotton
velveteen fabrics

Embellishments:
Glass beads, wool yarn and cotton embroidery
floss

Techniques:
Fast Pieced Appliqué™, machine piecing and
quilting, hand embroidery and beading

Inspiration:
The poppies...would prove elusive and
require further dreaming.




Photo Courtesy of Rose Hughes 

"A-Maizing"
45" x 45"
Artist Rose Hughes


Textiles:
Hand painted and dyed silks and cotton
velveteen fabrics

Embellishments:
Glass beads, wool yarn and cotton embroidery
floss

Techniques:
Fast Pieced Appliqué™, machine piecing and
quilting, hand embroidery and beading

Inspiration:
Fall-and the idea of dancing through the corn
field mazes-getting lost without a care





Photo Courtesy of Rose Hughes

"Eb'ng Eveningtides"
27" x 37"
Artist Rose Hughes


Textiles:
Hand painted and dyed silks and cotton
velveteen fabrics

Embellishments:
Glass beads, wool yarn and cotton embroidery
floss, along with specially created beaded
woolies

Techniques:
Fast Pieced Appliqué™, machine piecing and
quilting, hand embroidery and beading
 




Photo Courtesy of Rose Hughes

"I-10 Watcher"
27" x 48"
Artist Rose Hughes


Textiles:
Hand painted and dyed silks and cotton velveteen fabrics

Embellishments:
Glass beads, wool yarn and cotton embroidery floss

Techniques:
Fast Pieced Appliqué™, machine piecing and quilting, hand embroidery and beading

Inspiration:
Crossing the desert on I-10 the mountains seem to take on the shape of the face of a man looking up at the sky… watching.



Photo Courtesy of Rose Hughes

"Wintergreen Path"
45" x 32"
Artist Rose Hughes


Textiles:
Hand painted and dyed silks and cotton velveteen fabrics

Embellishments:
Glass beads, wool yarn and cotton embroidery floss

Techniques:
Fast Pieced Appliqué™, machine piecing and quilting, hand embroidery and beading

Inspiration:
Green, green everywhere the hills in bloom surrounding the wild oaks were welcoming and called out an invitation for a calming walk through the flowers.



View more of Rose Hughes work.

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