Been busy last few months. Now I’ve caught my breath, I’ve started a new art quilt.This one is an abstract.
A few posts back, I mentioned an unfinished project I had restarted. Was I just having a little free motion fun? Or was I seriously considering this a legitimate quilt? Was this my guilty little pleasure, like some low brow TV show that you enjoy, but would never admit it?
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I’ve been playing around with Photoshop and have had a few results that liked enough to put into my future projects folder. one looked like an old photo negative
I vacillate between ” This is too insanely wild” and “Oh I’m just having a little fun”. I ask myself “If I ever finished it, would I have the nerve to put it in my shop?” I haven’t got a clue, but in the meantime, I still just having fun.
It really is pretty, and you can’t tell. I have taken a few more photos and done a few tweaks.
It has such dazzling glittery threads, that just don’t show up in photos. To illustrate the differences
between the actual quilt and the picture of the quilt, I made a list
Quilts can be like people, Sometimes quilts just don’t photograph well. Me either, take 100 photos, you won’t get a good one I guarantee. I’m beginning to wonder is this what I really look like?
I’ve started two new garden quilts. They may both have garden themes, but they are polar
opposites. So here is a preview of these 2 unfinished garden art quilts. See what you think.
I think you will can get an inkling of the direction I am heading with each one.
So hear we go…
Thanks again to Diannajessie for a mention on her blog.I appreciate it much.
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”.
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
Where we left off on this tutorial & the making of two art quilts was all the bits and pieces had been cut out and fused to the background fabric. But now we need to finish the edges to prevent fraying and make it more finished looking. You notice that the pieces have been layered yet the top layer with daisies is asContinue reading “Raw edge applique tutorial demo on two art quilts part 2”
Original abstract art quilt. Hand painted silk non-conventional contemporary quilting