Yesterday was a tough day for my sister and her family. They lost a precious companion, friend and family member - their Boston Terrier, Dodger. He was on my mind as I worked on this week's Tangled Thursday challenge - to use "negative space" in a drawing - so here is my Zen tribute to Dodger:
I really enjoyed this challenge. I had so many ideas, I wasted most of my time looking for images and jumping between ideas, that I nearly ran out of time to get ANYTHING drawn. Being in a rush caused some errors and sloppy work, so I hope to do/redo more drawings with negative space. Here is what I did accomplish:
I saw this design on line and copied. The treble clef emblem was clearer in the original.
Christmas in July. I was really liking this one until I was down to the last area to fill (along the right side). I tried to copy a design I saw online and it didn't work at all! I may retry this one, too.
I didn't get my Needlework Tuesday post up this week, so once again, I'm including it here. I finished this baby blanket that I was loom knitting. I was very happy with the knitting - Figure 8 stitch using Bernat "Baby Blanket" bulky yarn. The part that made me unhappy was the joining of the two panels. I stitched them together following a video on YouTube, but something didn't work quite right. My seam is not invisible, like theirs was. I added a crocheted border in solid blue in an attempt to blend the edges of the two panels. That was slightly successful.
This has me a little nervous about my flag afghan, since it is made in 5 sections and then joined. I better watch that video a few more times!