Monday, 5 May 2014
Chapter Eleven – revisited
Siân made a couple of suggestions in my feedback both of which I was keen to do. She wondered if the envelope which I had trapped under the drawn thread work on the back was a bit stark and would it be an idea to add some needle-weave. The second suggestion was to add a cord to the centre closing stick so it does not get lost.
I would not have thought about using the colours she suggested but I see the orange comes from the face of the mask and this tones everything down. The needle-weave was straightforward as I had done a lot in Chapter 6. I wound some dyed perlé round the stick and then plaited it before attaching to the front.
I am really pleased I followed these suggestions because everything blends well now, the drawn thread work is more interesting and hopefully the chopstick will not get lost!