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Saturday, October 30, 2010

Yellow Stuff

This rose grows in the gardens at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC.

See what Annette Hendricks can do with velvet roses in her masterpiece, The Solace of Persephone. Here's a close up of part of the quilt.

The Solace of Persephone (detail) by Annette Hendricks
The Quilt Show posted three Smileboxes giving us a step-by-step peek into Annette's working process. Click on the link below to follow the development of The Solace of Persephone. Watch them in order: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3. You will be amazed.


annieQ said...

Your rose photo is just as beautiful as Annette's velvet flower!

Rachel said...

Mucho Gracias. Don't know who to credit this to but it's a goodie: “Life is like a rose garden - Watch for the thorns and keep the pest dust handy”