This art batt was inspired by Van Gogh's painting, "Almond Blossom."
The almond blossom is by tradition the first sign of spring, and spring is the season of hope. The Oriental style of the painting was very intentional. He painted it as a gift for his brother and wife on the birth of his nephew.
In a letter to Vincent who was in an asylum at the time, his brother said that he named the baby Vincent and hoped his son would have the courage his brother had. This was my club colorway back in March of 2020, and I decided it was time to share it more broadly.
The art batts include merino, bamboo, baby alpaca, and mulberry silk.
Name: Van Gogh's Almond Blossom
Weight: 2 ounces
Contents: 70% merino, 20% bamboo, 5% baby alpaca, 5% mulberry silk
Colors: Greens, Blues, white, cream, green, brown, black, white
Carding Style: Layers of thin stripes carded once
Uses: Spinning or Felting (75% feltable fibers)
Please allow 3 business days for me to make these art batts once you order them.
You can choose whether you would like sparkle in your art batts or not. If you choose sparkle, I will include sparkly Angelina and/or firestar that will coordinate best with the colors. If you choose no sparkle, I will not include any even if it is listed in the original contents.
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