Meadow Grasses

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Meadow Grasses

Allison James

10 in
7 in
Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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This piece depicts some meadow grasses blowing in the wind. It was inspired by the current interest in the UK in allowing grass verges and meadows to remain uncut in a move to create more sustainable environments for wildlife. Different kinds of grass and wild flowers suddenly appear, and what appeared to be a rough cut piece of land becomes, on closer inspection, a place of beauty buzzing with insects among a myriad of different grasses and flowers.
Cotton, thread, encased elastic thread, stranded silks
Bias skinny strip appliqu├ęd, machine embroidered, machine couched, hand embroidered, free motion quilted