Button-UP and Burn!

Flame button sketch A friend and follow artist asked me recently to come up with some designs for button patterns for her fabulous cache of Orlean Fine Tapestry products. Or course I jumped on it. The chance to design for a medium that I’ve never worked with before intrigued me. And buttons?…..hello, how fun is that.

After reviewing her current collection I wanted to give her some sketches with a little bit of an edge.  The first thing that popped into my head naturally, was FLAMES.  She must have agreed because the “flames” was the first sketch I got back from her converted in her pattern software. Flame button pattern

The patterns are different from the ones I work with in my sporadic-so-called-knitting hobby.  I think there’s going to be a learning curve on how to make the shapes work within the constraints of the needlepoint grid. Either way, I’m afraid that when we finish the button project  I’ll have myself a new hobby….  Yikes.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s