In this post, I will share some of my own creations in which I have explored light and shadow. This first photo is a clutch type bag, in a light lavender with a lacy. black flap. I like the contrast between the black lace and the pastel fabric behind it:
I really enjoy beading, when I get the time to do it. This next item is a beaded needle case in peyote stitch, with a stained-glass-like diamond pattern on it. The shiny beads seem to glow, just like a stained glass window!
And here's another beaded needle case. On this one, I was trying to portray the luminous colors of an ocean sunset:
This tam was the result of my explorations of the Domino Knitting technique. Its pattern utilizes two shades of gray:
In another technique, here's a kumihimo braided necklace, with bright colors contrasted with black. I love how the black makes the colors "pop"!
Some fibers have a reflective quality, like the handspun silk embroidery thread in this embroidered pincushion:
This knitted scarf mixes shiny metallic yarn with matte and furry yarns to create an interesting effect:
Here's another scarf, crocheted with shiny, furry novelty yarn and matte wool yarn:
Most of these items are listed in my Etsy shop, if you would like to see more pictures or find out more about them.