A leaf like the one that started my late leaf frenzy is actually featured in the spring 2012 issue of Vogue Magazine. Their online preview is here, with the corresponding shawl in the rethink pink section on page 2. So many leaves, so many ways to use them!
While procrastinating returning to production knitting for the spring season I found myself inspired by Judy Perez’s Fiesta ornaments and have made my first attempts at metal embossing, adding them as elements in my postcard sized fabric collages, which in turn combine knits, needle felting, needlework techniques, and objects from a stash of accumulated “stuff’. Here are 2 of the results: