Monday, October 22, 2012

Seashell Cosmos

Quilt # 105

Seashell Cosmos
This is the photo that I took in my garden and the inspiration for this quilt.

seashell cosmos photo

Seashell Cosmos was an experiment using a technique that I believe is called Appliquilt.

Here's a couple of close-ups:
applique using blindstitch
All the pieces are fused to the background, then the quilt sandwich is made and the applique is stitched in place and the whole thing is quilted at the same time.

backgroung quilting and binding
The quilting design is from Leah Day called Roots.
back of quilt

quilting on back
 I use ExtravOrganza for a lot of my labels on wallquilts,  it is attached to paper that goes through the printer.   Just print, remove and iron on.
ExtravOrganza label 

Quilt Name: Seashell Cosmos
Description: applique
Pattern: original from own photo
Size: 13” x 18”
Fabrics: own hand dyed 100% cotton
Predominant colours: Green and pink
Construction Techniques: Appliquilt – fused and stitched as the quilting is being done
Back: own hand dyed 100% cotton
Batting: Warm and Natural cotton
Edge finish: Single fold binding using commercial print
Quilting: Free motion quilted on Domestic Machine
Quilted by: Terry Whyte
Sleeve: yes
Label: yes
Date completed: 2010
Maker: Terry Whyte

1 comment:

Dar said...

Beautiful. You continue to produce amazing quilts using new techniques. I always enjoy seeing what you are doing. Wish we were neighbors so I could learn with you!