Petri Dish Dreams / by Brielle DuFlon

Finished a small tapestry I've been working on for a while now just this last week - "Petri Dish Dreams!" You've seen pictures of it in progress. This was a two-layer embroidery piece: I did the first layer completely in cream-colored thread, then painted it with cream-colored acrylic paint, let it dry and then did the color embroidery over it. This is an approach I'd like to keep exploring, for sure! It was really neat to watch it come together with such a marked foreground and background. Here's the finished product:  

Here are some photos from the process of making "Petri Dish Dreams":