tirsdag 29. juni 2010

Landscape Quiltie

I'm a member of a group called Fibre Fever, hosted by Ati. Every month for a year we swap a fibre book page, size 6 x 6". Each member has chosen a theme for her book. This page I sent to Claudia in Austria. Her theme is"Landscapes". The background landscape is freehand pieced, the tree is made with a new technique for me. I fixed a piece of musling in an embroidery hoop, cut a square of the fabric, and sew the trunk and branches with free motion zigzag over the opening before it was cut out from the muslin. I used a variegated thread, also in the bobbin. I used a few hand stitches to keep the tree in place over the background landscape.

tirsdag 22. juni 2010

Table Runner

I've just finished this table runner for a friend. I've been free to choose both pattern and colours, so I do hope she'll like the result! The fabrics are all batiks, the technique used for cutting the pieces is from a book called Skinny Quilts and Table Runners, the flowers are cut freehand.

lørdag 5. juni 2010

A Kind of Roses

Not much sewing these days, I spend my time in the garden. But I have finished this small wall hanging, inspired by a German quilt magazine. The center of the flowers are silk cocoons which I cut in halves, for decoration I've used metallic thread, pearls, sequins and washers. A click on the photo should show the details. It's a rather small quilt, size 13 x 16 ".