A Font for Patrick

19 Dec 2010
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This was a challenge piece in several ways. First off I came up with the design for a Challenge from my quilting guild (Pecos Valley Quilters, Roswell, NM) with the theme Holiday/Season and it also works for the Forum Challenge - It's My Nature here :)

It also was a challenge in that I did a lot of Free-Motion quilting on it, at least 80%. I still have a long way to go for the technique, but it did help me a lot.

The Cross it self it made of a piece of light-weight silk that I painted with shaving cream marbling. The rest of the fabrics are commercial fabrics. I thread painted the grasses around the Font.

37" X 27"


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pum5553 wrote
on 21 Dec 2010 3:52 AM

This is just great...a wonderful job.  I'm Irish so this touches me.

on 4 Jan 2011 3:40 PM

You rose to the challenges!  Very nice.  I like the cross.