Self Portrait – Created by Kira Mead November 2015
Chain Stitch Hooked Rug (also known as Tambour or Crewel)
Made from 100% Wool Up-cycled Australian Wool Blankets.
Face, Neck & Top made with individually hand dyed strips.
Hair made with Block Dyed Strips
Back Ground made with Albany Woollen Mill Blanket with the colours as manufactured.
This work was a “I wonder if I can do it” piece. It was a real challenge and a lot of fun.