Friday, May 17, 2013

Girl on Fire

This block was quite a challenge for me.  I really struggled with finding inspiration.  I looked through Google images, Pinterest, and Etsy only to find thousands of images of traditional Sunbonnet Sue.  I wanted to make something original yet recognizable   My inspiration was Katniss from The Hunger Games.  I hope my translation works and that E likes it.  I used a blanket stitch around all the raw edges and thread-painted the bow and arrow.
 Here's my sketch/pattern (in reverse):

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