7.5 x 4.25 inches
fabric scraps on Timtex, machine stitched, crayon, colored pencil
This summer I have been everywhere except in front of the computer - so it seems fitting that this month's challenge is a postcard! The title, Temps Jaloux, which translates as 'Envious Time' is from the poem La Lac by Alphonse de Lamartine.
The challenge came together quickly - procrastinating until the very last moment: I did a sketch; laid out snippets of fabric directly onto the Timtex; ironed in place; stitched; and added some marks to highlight certain areas.
For the back, I borrowed a few lines from Lamartine's poem: