Sunday, February 8, 2015

Kiss Me Kate

Kate is such a doll and is a naturally gorgeous modeling my nuno felted high collar shawl.  Kate works at Scratch Bakery which is a local Long Beach favorite American Patisserie where everything is made, as the namesake states, from scratch.  Our weekly Sunday routine is to walk there with the three dogs and enjoy a patisserie and coffee before heading to the lagoon or beach where the dogs can run and play off leash.  Besides the human confections, Scratch makes homemade doggie treats.  So our dogs love the place as much as we do.  

This reversible nuno felted poncho was made on a resist with no seams and no sewing.  I sandwiched one layer of roving between two layers of silk.  The fist layer of silk was one piece of animal print silk.  I then added a few embellishments and then then mainly black roving but burgundy in a few places.  More silk fabric was added on top of the roving.  
Work in progress.

Kate wears it so well and this poncho is perfect for the transition from winter to spring.  Great for the cool mornings and evenings.  Dress it up or down and wear it as shown or with the animal print on the outside.  Fun, fun, fun and cozy and comfy too.


  1. I love this! And the rustic elegance one farther down the page is also a favorite. Actually, I never met a creation of yours I didn't like! I thought I was done being amazed with your talent and then I see another wonderful creation and I am amazed all over again. Stunning as always.

  2. Antoinette, You are the best. And this is such a compliment coming from such a true artist as yourself. It means the world to me.