Frida embraced life to the fullest, her pain, her joy, her love of art, her love of Mexico and Mexican folk art and her love of nature and animals.
My inspiration for this piece was a photo of one of Frida's folkloric Mexican outfits and Frida's red prosthetic leg:
I used the technique that I learned from Shelley Thornton but with a painted face rather than embroidered:
I found the perfect Mexican folk art chair and went from there:
As you can see, I crocheted flowers for her hair and made her a black cat and a Milagro Mexican heart pendant. I hope you enjoy her.