Monday, April 30, 2012

O Tannenbaum III and 2012 UFO Challenge

Quilt # 84.

O Tannenbaum III

This is my UFO Challenge 2012 for April. A challenge issued by Judy Laquidara at Patchwork Times.

#10 – DONE!

This is my fourth UFO to be completed. I finished March's before the deadline but could not link it up as I was travelling and had no computer access.

O Tannenbaum III is (obviously) the third in a series of stylized trees. O tannenbaum I was made up of 4 blocks as a Christmas table topper. I had good intentions of making another one and made 4 more blocks but did not like them together, so I will make 4 wall hangings. (2 down – 2 to go)   See I and II here.

This is what I started out with this month: 


I found another batik in the 'right' colours and added 2 borders.

The quilting features some feathers as learned from the Diane Gaudynski free motion quilting workshop, and stippling in the background. Love quilting feathers!

back- facing - sleeve

The back is made up of a piece of hand dyed and left-overs from the front.

label on sleeve

I added a facing instead of a binding and incorporated my label into the sleeve.



Quilt Name: O Tannenbaum III
Description: wall hanging of stylized tree with borders
Pattern: original
Size: 24” x 24”
Fabrics: Batiks, 100% cotton
Predominant colours: turquoise, moss green, charcoal
Construction Techniques: Layering of 2 fabrics, stitching and cutting away. Decorative stitches cover raw edges. Technique shared by Maurine Roy in magazine article.
Back: Hand dyed egyptian cotton, batiks, 100% cotton
Batting: wool
Edge finish: facing
Quilting: free motion – feathers & stippling
Quilted by: Terry Whyte
Sleeve: yes
Label: yes (on sleeve)
Date completed: April, 2012
Maker: Terry Whyte


Dar said...

That is a very pretty Christmas tree. Love the colors and techniques. I am guessing it is rather small in size? Lovely. Do you have all of your documentation printed on your hanging sleeve? WOW, that's a great label if you do. Thanks for sharing. You are a very talented lady, I see.

JCnNC said...

Very lovely - colors, composition and completion - wonderful finish. JudyCnNC

Debbie said...

This is a very cool tree!

Anonymous said...

Terry it was fun meeting you and having a trunk show with all you could bring to phoenix..All of my friends had such a wonderful time. You are so talented ..keep creating. You have inspired me and a couple of the girls..Cindy and Patty to start trying to creat our own quilts. Thank for all your inspiration.

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