Seduction – Colour from a New Perspective

Many years and many miles. The sun streams through this glass every morning and the moon many evenings. Glass and Light make magic!

I can be seduced.  There is a new pull in my life – colour from a different perspective – glass and light.  If I took the time to learn how, it could be bad!  So I won’t learn how, but I think that I will be adding more colour and light to my rooms in the future!

We are renovating the bathroom.  Actually someone is doing it for us.  And it is taking a while, but we are starting to see results, and it is looking good.

I want some stained glass for the window.  Which is a large new one.  It has an opaque bottom pane and a clear top pane.  So I went to a studio called Cheeky Monkey Glassworks, and I fell in love, with colour, all over again, and from a whole new angle.

I am putting large Poppies in the upper corners of the window.  I got to pick my glass for each section.  I fell in love.  I could have chosen every colour and been happy, but I had to narrow it down.  I think that I will have to have more stained glass.

Morning sunlight through the new “Frame” installation at Maffeo Sutton Park this morning. Cool effect.

I already have a large window, from about 30 years ago.  It was designed by me and made by a friend.  We bartered.  I knit her four sweaters and she made the window for this big old frame that I had.  I filled the glass window with all the things that I missed about the West Coast; mountains, water, scenery, moon and clouds and a few pansies top and bottom to help fill the space.  The lay-out was highly influenced by Alphonse Mucha – I was in my early twenties after all!

More morning colour at Maffeo Sutton.

I got the better of the deal.  The knitting took more time than the glass work but the window will survive a very long time, as long as it is never dropped!

Back to the black!  And to dream of colour, and light!

Happy Knitting

Lynette

About letissierdesigns

March 2017 - My new site is now up and functioning. I can blog, share my thoughts and photographs, and sell my patterns! So much happening in my life and all is creative and forward moving! Thanks for taking the time to stop by. Sept 2015 - I haven't updated this in a while! Still knitting, always knitting, I still teach and work at Mad About Ewe Fine Yarns. I also have designed for Vogue Knitting, Koigu Magazine, Zealana, Jimmie Beans, and Malabrigo, As of the beginning of 2015 I also became creative director of the Buffalo Wool Co., a new job that just flows along with what I already do. I am a knitting teacher and knitwear designer. I work full time in my LYS, Mad About Ewe Fine Yarns. I recently was 1st runner up in a Vogue Knitting Design Competition called the Magic of Mohair. My design was featured in the Early Fall 2011 Vogue Knitting. I will have another design in the Vogue Knitting Winter 2011 edition. I have recently purchased a Canon Rebel Camera and have started taking way too many pictures. I love this site for sharing my thoughts and pictures. Life is good!
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