Pear of Hearts

1 Sep 2009
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Based on Jane Davila's pattern from the QA Gifts 09 issue---i sized it up, used hot colours of my own hand dye, free motion stitched anatomical heart studies and heart symbols, hand embroidering several----combining my love of word play and making something different is my idea of loosening up for some "serious" work--after all, my "interior landscapes" are quite different from everyone else so why shouldn't my fruit be? :}


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on 1 Sep 2009 7:34 PM

SO adorable!!

jan428 wrote
on 2 Sep 2009 4:52 AM

Love the colors.  I use a great deal of hand dyed fabrics in my art quilts.  I'm fortunate to have a friend in CA who supplies me with wonderful fabrics she dyes.  I love quilts a little over the edge.  Nice job.

 

arlee wrote
on 2 Sep 2009 6:58 AM

Thank you! You can read about the making of this one here.

I have been stockpiling my own dyes for awhile and now am ready to use them; commercial fabrics don't interest me anymore except as a base or to alter.

cousette wrote
on 2 Sep 2009 7:45 AM

 How charming and attractive !

on 11 Sep 2009 3:32 PM

Stellar! And very 'Arlee' Love em!!