Saturday, December 15, 2012

Overlap- Squaring Up - VI

 Quilt #114

Overlap is #6 and last (for now) in my series “Squaring Up”.

For this quilt I cut squares from discharged pieces as well as hand-dyed and a few rusted experiments.

All the pieces were backed with fusible web, cut into squares of different sizes and then overlapped and fused to a backing.

The quilt sandwich was stitched with decorative machine stitches in circles using a circle attachment on my Bernina.

I stippled in each circle using the same colour and overlapped the stippling as well. Any areas not covered by circles was quilted with a straighter lined design.

This square inspired my colour choice for my overlapped circles.

And here's the back and label

Overlap - Squaring Up VI - back


Quilt Name: Overlap– Squaring Up VI
Description: Overlapped squares
Pattern: Original
Size: 19¼” x 30½”
Fabrics: 100% cotton
Predominant colours: Black and rust
Construction Techniques: Discharged fabric, rusted, hand-dyed, fusing, embroidered cirlcles
Back: 100% hand dyed muslin
Batting: warm and natural cotton
Edge finish: double fold french binding
Quilting: Free motion stippling
Quilted by: Terry Whyte
Sleeve: yes
Label: yes
Date completed: 2012
Quilt History: displayed in the 2012 Kirkland Lake Mile of Gold Quilters Guild
Maker: Terry Whyte

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