Art Piece 98: Retro Vibes

Continuing in my series of polyester stretch velvet art is the addition of this little gem. Named Retro Vibes because of its jazzy appearance this 7 3/4” x 9 3/4” art piece is the third item in line.

Art Piece # 98: Retro Vibes

Compared to Around and Around and Mint Shake this project involved very little melting. I primarily used an iron and a fusible product to meld the velvet sections together. To mimic the silver sequins, seen on the soft blue fabric, I added circular white buttons as well as silver beads. Three purple beads and a matching colored Perle Cotton thread were incorporated to echo the purple polyester stretch velvet. Also integrated was mint green Perle Cotton thread to bring more focus to the like colored stretch velvet. Rounding out the doodads is a very fine layering of fused sparkly threads. The last stage of this project was to add borders, quilting, etc.

Retro Vibes is a wonderful addition to my polyester stretch velvet experiment. Keep watching for the fourth member in this series.

Warm regards,

5 thoughts on “Art Piece 98: Retro Vibes

  1. […] another polyester stretch velvet art piece. So far I’ve displayed Around and Around, Mint Shake, Retro Vibes, Follow the Lines, Autumn Jazz, Around the Square, Soft and Fuzzy, Disco and Hide the Flowers. All […]

  2. Hi Cindy! I totally see the retro vibe in this piece. I’m enjoying seeing you post again. I’ve missed you and your posts and your artwork. ~smile~ Roseanne

    1. You are always such a joy to correspond with! Thank you so much for your caring and for sharing! 😊

  3. I’ve been checking out your compositions on Instagram and I so love love love what you are doing with your art!

    1. What a lovely compliment! Thank you so much! Hugs! 😊