April fabric post card

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card, originally uploaded by wordnerd411.

Mixed media, machine embroidery using commercial and hand-dyed fabrics, mulberry paper and snipped up pieces of recycled foil packaging.

Don’t worry, I carefully only used foil that had not been in contact with the contents of the packet! The brown-looking strips are really orange but the scan made them look much darker than I see them.

On flickr the image is rotated to the left and makes me think of a comet — at least a bigger piece with a less rectangular ‘tail’ could be a comet. And who is to say that somewhere in space the sky doesn’t look orange?

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