In to the Woods

This piece came about from an exercise in a surface design class at my local guild. We were playing with fabric weaving and I just grabbed a couple of fat quarters that went together. I loved the effect that piece that came out of it. My first reaction was "Ooo, a spooky woods".

I originally thought of putting Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf, but deiced that the piece was to small. I knew that I wanted the figure to be silhouetted and finally decided on just the Wolf or Wolfman :).

After the fabric weaving the background was quilted and thread-painted. The foreground fabric was appliqued down, and a bead added for his eye.

Machine quilted. Cotton fabric and batting 12 X 12"

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2 thoughts on “In to the Woods

  1. You have achieved a really fantastic look here.  The woven fabrics behind the baying wolfman appear very transparent… a really nice effect when the wolfman looks so fierce.  They add to the supernatural quality of the piece.