Fresh July Fibers

I made some brand new fibers in honor of Phat Fiber’s July theme “Art Nouveau”, and I thought I’d share some pictures with you.

This first one ( “Violette” ) is named after a Maxfield Parrish painting. The painting is a rather whimsical piece in which the Knave of Hearts watches Lady Violette baking those famous tarts. But, while the subject matter is more humorous, the colors are downright gorgeous.

This scarlet and sapphire one was inspired by another of Maxfield Parrish’s paintings, but was very difficult to name. I finally settled on “Venice.”

And this one is called “Amber Lily,” and it was purely an accident. But definitely a happy accident!

I’m hoping to get up some pictures of the finished samples I sent off for Phat Fiber, but it’ll be a bit before I’m able to import them from the camera.

2 Responses to Fresh July Fibers
  1. Aunt Debbie
    July 10, 2011 | 2:38 pm

    I love your new headline picture! That looks SO like you! Except, where is the bottle of water holding the tension correct?

  2. Rebekah
    July 12, 2011 | 9:33 am

    Haha! Actually, my wheel seems to have graduated beyond the water-bottle-balance days. (Hooray.) It might just be the season of year and the atmospheric pressure and whatall.

    Thanks. =D I love the new look, too.

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