Playing with Piecing
Canada Goose (See also: 21 December 2009)
I now know what's wrong. One of the wings is a narrow pointy triangle. I over simplified it and took all of the curve out of it. It looks skinny, stiff and unnatural.
This is looking better. I need to show some fabric color and add the applique foot to know if I like what I've got.
If I wanted to use this as part of a larger work, this would be fine.
If, however, this is the center of attention, it needs to be a little more detailed. Some of that detail could be achieved by thread painting.
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