Karen Chaussabel, Richardson, TX
Linen, thread, paint, pastel, and book page (trees of Texas – American Beech page).
This leaf is my very first mixed media piece made with a sewing machine. I hadn’t touched a machine since home economics, and that was a bad experience. I had the good fortune to join the Dallas Area Fiber Artists where our president very generously offered her old machine for me to try again! And I took heart and courage and approached the machine again. That’s how this leaf came to life. A meeting of opportunity, generosity and courage.