Brightening Life with Creativity,
one day at a time...
After our trip to the mountains, I was inspired to make a new piece:
I dyed the background fabric a light gray to emulate the winter sky just before a snow fall
and used Sulky PolyLite and Cotton thread in five different colors to get the effect I was after!
I also experimented with a hot coloring blending technique to achieve some layered shading on the tree trunks. After it started coming together, I knew that finishing the edges with traditional binding, would detract from the overall design, so I tried out Shelly Stokes'
"Almost-Invisible, Best-of-Show Art Quilt Facings"
technique and I love how it turned out! If you want to learn a new way to finish your art quilts, I would encourage you to take her class too! :)
Fiber artist, wife to a wonderful husband and mom to 2 awesome kids
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