Sewing Time - realistic sewing thread spools by LindaAppleArt

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“Sewing Time”
original was oil on gallery wrapped canvas
10"x 10"

This is what you end up with if you sew a lot!
Like sewing, this painting took a lot of work~

WELCOME TO MY ART!
I have been a painter and sculptor for over 43 years professionally and after all this time, I still love it. It is challenging, makes me think about the world and keeps me connected to life.
My art is a mix of realism and impressionism with a bit of humor thrown in.
I am available for commission work- just ask!
Website: http://www.applearts.com
Blog: http://lindaapple.blogspot.com/

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Comments

  • Joy Watson
    Joy Watsonabout 2 years ago

    Excellent work

  • Jim Phillips
    Jim Phillipsabout 2 years ago

    Fantastic detail. this is a flashback memory for sure. My mother sewed a lot and there was always a supple of the wooden spools mostly the Coats & Clark’s. What make this special is my wife sews some and the spools today are plastic and certainly more than 15 cents. Excellent work, masterfully painted Linda.

  • LindaAppleArt
    LindaAppleArtabout 2 years ago

    Hey Jim,
    I know what you mean. My mom use to sew all the time and taught me. I have done a lot of sewing over the years and I certainly MISS the wooden spools! and your wife is correct…….. they sure cost a LOT more (for plastic yuk!). These will become collectors items someday:)
    Thanks for commenting~

  • Jay Gross
    Jay Grossabout 2 years ago

    Congratulations. This work is Featured for 16th November, 2012, in the Artists of Still Life group.

    Jay (host)
  • Gary Fernandez
    Gary Fernandezabout 2 years ago


    Congratulations Linda, excellent realism.

  • WoolleyWorld
    WoolleyWorldalmost 2 years ago

    Wonderful paintings!

  • Mohamad Amin Khaxar
    Mohamad Amin K...almost 2 years ago

    reall reall amazing work my friend…awesomeee!!!!

  • mYmEMine
    mYmEMineover 1 year ago

    Love the Coats and Clarks Spools! My mother used that thread and those spools. We used to take the empty spools and make little tractors using wooden matchsticks, candlewax and a rubber band. You would them up, set them down and they would travel across the floor. Your image brought back some very good memories.
    I don’t think they still make wooden spools.

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