Sunday, September 15, 2013
Barbara's Green Quilt
Doing a mono print using different shades of green set me on my path to this challenge. My favorite color is green so this was a joy for me to work on! I seem to be drawn to more and more hand stitching these days. There was one technique that I have admired in some art quilts and have wanted to try. Our challenge, being small, was the place to try large running stitch parallel quilting with perle cotton thread. I love the ridges that form in the fabric!
I decided not to name this piece even though my family came up with some great names. I want the viewer to see whatever they see and not be swayed by the title. My goal this time was mainly to focus on green and not a visual subject.
I have three photos. The first, above, is the finished quilt. Next is the mono printed fabric. Last is the three tools that I used in the mono printing process to remove paint from the Gelli Plate.