Medieval Applique, Letter A

Dsc02682An illumination is an EMBELLISHMENT, or additional decoration that enhances the pages of a written, or manuscript page. The term, Illumination comes from the term Illuminate, or to fill with light.  This effect is achieved with the application of gold leaf to the letters and images, which reflect light and appear to glow.
Ha, but you can do it in fabric…

This is not a fancy one because we have to complete it in class, however, you can do amazing things with gold fabric, silks and of course BLING.

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