My Goddesses Eyes

The eye above is my practice eye.

I knew I had to get the eyes on my goddess, on my latest wallhanging just right.  They’re too important to mess up.  And since they’re drawn right on the fabric I only had one chance to get them right.

So I practiced.

I used black marker on the pupil and stitched the iris on my sewing machine.  Two nights ago, as I lay in bed trying to fall back to sleep, I pictured her eyes.  Green like a cats is what came to me.

I had already sewed her “leaf hair” down, her eyes were the last to be done.

I started sewing the backing on tonight.  I just have a little more to do then the piece will be done.  I’ll write more about it tomorrow.

6 thoughts on “My Goddesses Eyes

  1. This is exquisite and powerful, Maria. I was deeply moved and hope you might consider reproducing it as an art print, perhaps. It would be a treasure and I would have carried it at the Woman’s March.
    Blessings to you for your inspiring work, now and in the future. I’ll be following your journey in India.
    Jensen Beach, Florida

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