How drab our world would be without it.
Color is what attracted me to seed beads. It's what attracted me to counted cross stitch. It's what attracted me to quilting. To crocheting. To knitting.
I will never run out of possible new pieces to bead up. Even if I were limited to using only one design. Don't believe me? Here are a few of the iterations Bargello Hearts has seen over the years:
One customer knew exactly what four colors she wanted me to use in hers, but I showed her two different options for color placement:
That same customer wanted the design in pale greys as well. That was a real challenge:
But I think we got it "just right" in the end.
What do I love most about my job? I think it may be that I get to spend my days playing with color.
Be well and get going!
Carol Dean Sharpe