An English Cottage Garden

10 Aug 2011
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I drew the inspiration for this art quilt from my cottage garden. I love my garden and take too many pictures of it, my camera is filled with pictures of flowers and quilts.

I hand painted the silk background and  painted the flowers from my drawings onto silk as well. Then appliqued the flowers on. Thread painting and free form quilting finished it .

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RemnantWorks wrote
on 10 Aug 2011 9:07 AM

I love gardens, especially English gardens.  This is very sweet.

RemnantWorks wrote
on 10 Aug 2011 9:08 AM

And, your foxglove are amazingly well done.

edyth wrote
on 11 Aug 2011 6:09 AM

Yes, the Foxgloves are wonderful,  plus the wonderful quilting.

on 11 Aug 2011 2:08 PM

Very, very pleasing to the eyes. I love the fresh look of your flowers and sky against your beautiful quilting.

artemix wrote
on 15 Aug 2011 2:55 PM

adorable !!!!!!!!

on 16 Aug 2011 8:48 PM

What fun.


Shegirl wrote
on 5 Sep 2011 12:53 PM

Just gorgeous!  I, too,  have many flowers and way too many pictures of them but I love them & show them off as much as tolerated :-}