Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Noah's Ark

At the end of Brenda Hart's whirlwind set of classes, I started Noah's Ark, beginning with the two largest pieces, the main ark itself.  So far, I'm working primarily in silk, using 2 to 4 ply.  For the squares, I'm choosing a stitch for each block color.  I've been  happily scouring Brenda's books for ideas for all of the ark.

I'm still in the honeymoon stage with this big project, with ambitious plans to bead a couple of fun areas.  And I've already decided to have a Plexiglas box built to house the finished Ark.  Alas for my poor brother-in-law's stocking....