In bright colors, this folk art painting shows a touch of elephant love. A happy heart emerges as these pachyderm pals touch trunks. The painting is created in acrylic on wood. The elephant's colors are painted layer upon layer, making for some cheerful, playful elephant fun.
This colorful pincushion is made of yarn. Using a small hook and tight crochet stitches, it is created in the round in single crochet. The inside of the pincushion is filled with regular ployfil stuffing around a secret ingredient.
Taking a drawing or painting and translating it into fabric and thread is challenging and delightful. This mini art quilt of a cheery brown bird is a rendition of the painting Happy Bird, part of a little bird told me series. Created with a sewing machine and thread instead of a paintbrush, it mimics the colors and mood of the original but in a new, fun and touchable way.
Freeform crochet allows for lots of experimentation and creativity. This scrumble combines yarn in a few go-to colors normally reserved for paint and art quilting. The combination of colorful yarn and crochet stitches with plenty of texture makes for a cheerful little piece of crochet art.