What’s This? Am I Going Traditional?

Here’s a new quilt for a baby girl. It has a tea party theme, with hand turned applique on the teapots and cups.

I’ve made a few traditional quilts lately, a change from my usual art quilts. I’ve just been in the mood for some traditional quilting.

I did feathers around both outer  borders and other stiches. Just for fun, I quilted wisps of steam rising up from the tea cups.

More quits next post, come bye and see

This would make a  cute table topper too.

The hand turned applique tea pots and cups are in small  blue prints. set on blue and yellow fabric, covered with tiny blue teacups. It’s darling fabric.

The tea cups and pots are all hand turned applique. They rest on a center square of yellow fabric that has tiny blue tea cups over it. It is darling fabric. I did a bit of fun quilting, feathers around the borders and wisps of steam coming from the tea cups.

The white outer border fabric has lightly colored pastel teapots.

A baby girl quilt It's a tea party
You can see a glimpse of the quilting her

 

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About Myself & My Approach Art has always played a role in my life, in one form or another. My family is filled with many artist's, so my love of art came naturally. By my teens, I had narrowed my focus to painting. I decided I was going to become a serious painter. I joined the Las Vegas Artist's Guild at 15, the youngest member at that time. I've continued to paint throughout my life. On occasion I've sold my work, but I had more important priorities, I was raising my children, part of that time as a single parent. My circumstances have changed, the kids are grown and I have more time for Art. Art is a form of therapy for me. I was introduced to quilting & fell in love. In time I missed the creative freedom painting made possible. Then I discovered mixed media fiber art, I was home. MY APPROACH TO ART It's the creative process that holds the greatest attraction for me. Starting with a tiny seed of an idea; vague and blurred around the edges, I follow where that leads. My approach is an instinctual one. Generally, I do little pre-planning. I make creative decisions, choices, directions to take as they present themselves. This approach can lead to quite a few changes in the direction the quilt takes. The outcome can come as a surprise. I love that element of surprise! Sometimes everything just comes together & I think to myself, "this is one of my better ones". when that happens, I can’t wait to show someone. I feel like a six year old, running home from school, a drawing in hand, excited to show Mom. At those times. I'm smiling like the Cheshire cat. I’ve had work published in several magazines., which is gratifying. But the most gratifying thing is having clients be really happy with their purchased art quilt. Word press https://barbaraharmsfiberart.com Etsy shop-sales https://barbaraharms.com Https://barbaraharms.com Contact: inquiry barbaraharmsfiberart@outkook.com Personal Links

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