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Sunday, March 07, 2010

A Few More Trees Hemmed

I'd forgotten how long it takes to sew a hem by hand, and to press without the foldover making a crease on the front side. Has to be done, though, because I don't like the look of a machine-stitched hem on a wall-hanging. And who needs creases?

Here are two more of the pieces that are finished:







In the closeup, you can see how the color changes as the shaded satin structure brings a given weft to the surface more. (Click to enlarge.)

4 comments:

Laura said...

Just gorgeous! I'm hand hemming too. It's my tv job. :)

Cheers,
Laura

Connie Rose said...

OMG, Sandra, just gorgeous!

neki desu said...

absolutely partial to the red momiji!

Alice said...

A lot of depth in the yellow one. Very successful. How many weaves? Maybe 8 or 10?