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… and learning to take better pictures
This is one of my latest creations, handspun using superfine merino and a lot of wonderful fabric flowers. Isn’t it lovely?
It will be soon on sale in my Etsy shop.
And stay tuned for a quick tutorial showing you how to insert flowers into an art yarn!
Have a happy week!
It all started when some weeks ago my sister bought some artficial flowers in a chinese store.
They looked wonderful and as I saw them I decided to insert them in a yarn.
I never carded and handspun a yarn in less time than I did for Minnie: I had it so clear in my mind, that making it was a breeze!!!
Even its title came out effortless: Minnie is my sister’s nickname.
Minnie has been a very lucky yarn. It was nominated in the Etsy Voter, ending in third position, and it sold out in a few hours.
I had had so much fun handspinning it, that I felt the need to spin something similar.
An so, Bouganvillea appeared in my Etsy Shop.
It made Etsy Front Page and sold out too.
Then, as it was time to prepare something for the EtsyItaliaTeam Challenge, whose theme was Spring, I decided to give my polyester flower a last chance to show off. I didn’t want to repeat the previous yarns, so I opted for something unusual.
To me, Spring has three dominant colors: pinks and fuchsias of peach blossoms, the bright orange of a sunny day and…the grey of clouds and sudden storms so typical during spingtime.
I handpainted a soft superfine merino roving and then spun it into a nice and fluffy spiral yarn, adding a lot of beaded flowers as an accent.
The result is shown in these pics.
Let’s face it: it’s my Flower Power time!