Saturday, February 6, 2016

A New Muse in Ariel's Garden


Fabrics and Painting By Mary Maki Rae -2016(c)
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I first ordered the Floral Design shown above -printed on White - then next printed on Blue - turned out kind of like a soft denim blue - that I really enjoy-!  I was Inspired to paint a new Muse using a similar palette.
I will be designing more Florals soon - but in between time - I found some other cotton prints that mix well with what I have so far.

 
Combined with plain White fabric - these could be sewn into Pillow Covers - Napkins and Place mats - Sun dresses - Quilts & many more creative items.

Painting by Mary Maki Rae - 2016(c)
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Did I mention Table Covers combined with Stripes too.



I really Enjoy the decor in this room - a retreat home in Tangier - It's filled with Moroccan textiles - made by women in the Jebala Mountains.
At first sight - I thought it looked like Finnish Embroidered Linens had been used - But that just shows one how similarities can occur in the Crafts of different Cultures. 


Well - Back to more Painting - Sewing - and discovering. . .

( That Image of the room decorated with Textiles is From:
The World of Interiors Magazine - September-1999 
"A Roof with a View")
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