Monday, July 16, 2012
Finally, after a fun day with family, here is my Daydream quilt! My quilts usually begin with a bit of dreaming and "what if"ing. I was looking for something on a shelf and happened upon a large quilted practice piece done on my longarm. It gave me an idea to try a technique that I have wanted to experiment with for a long time. I cut a 12" square out of the piece and took it to my painting room (my garage!). I found some leftover Pebeo Setacolor translucent pearl paint and mixed in a bit of turquoise. I really like how the paint lets the quilting show through! The rest was hand stitched with variegated hand dyed perle cotton thread. I love this stitch! I think it's called the rice stitch or chicken scratch. I did a lot of daydreaming while stitching! Do you think I can get away with using this quilt for Spiral too?!