These are detail shots of my SAQA submission for the Balancing Act show.
The background fabrics are a combination of my hand dyes and commercial fabrics that I curved pieced together.
The balls are Kona Cottons, that I free motion stitched and then appliqued them on to the the background with extra batting behind them so that they could 'pop' forward a bit. They were applied with a hand sewn blanket stitch.
The figure began with three photos taken of me pretending to balance balls in the air. I transfered the photos on to the fabric, and then