What I liked about this fabric was it’s impressionist style, the way it resembled a watercolor. I wanted keep focus on the painting itself, no fussiness to detract or obscure. . So, to preserve that element, I came up with my plan of action. Don’t cover the fabric by too much fussing. Easy on the thread painting and quilting.
Here’s the latest art quilt I’ve been working on, like a busy little bee. love the wild abandon , the bold color. I gave myself permission go with my inclinations. It was made with the intention of a companion piece that harmonized with my last abstract quilt, “Down the Rabbit Hole”.
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This is hand painted silk.with all the flowers hand painted and appliqued on. In case you didn’t notice, there a lot of those funny little abstract flowers.Yet, this was a fun quilt to make. In the spring, I like to have my first cup of coffee in the…
This impressionistic style reminds me of a painting. When the sunrise streaking the sky purple & pink .The light falls on the garden, filling it with color and light much as the silk used reflects color luminously I like to have my first cup of coffee in the garden, admiring the
I used applique to attach the flowers, which were thread painted to add body and detail.
Here’s the finished art quilt.