Thursday, July 8, 2010

Mini Art Quilts

I started with a piece of my hand dyed fabric and sketched then acrylic painted the sunflower onto it. I then thread painted with several different colors. The binding is a new technique I taught myself this week, called 'couching'. I used a skinny ribbon and then zigzagged over it. I left the blue fabric unquilted because I liked how it puffed up.


For this one, I sketched the flower with colored pencils and then thread painted over the drawing. I then quilted it and added the couched binding.

I'm thinking I'll do a series of these using flowers I have photographed for inspiration. I'll  then bind them in a book somehow.

5 comments:

Kathleen said...

Love them both! But especially the sunflower. You are so talented and creative! So... not much going on for PQ in your sewing room? Or are you multi-tasking-sewing?

"Lois Grebowski" said...

oh wow, I love those... what wonderful ideas! That would be a cool book!

Cara said...

You are so clever, are you sure you shouldn't be teaching that class instead of taking it??

kwiltmakr said...

You are very creative. They are both very nice but I really like the first one.

LoveBug Studios said...

Ha ha... she IS going to be teaching it next Sunday! And I'm even more happy happy now that we asked her to teach seeing what she's coming up with. :)