|And it's coming down in blankest as I type!|
|Side light Challenge|
|Back lit Challenge - I call this "Anatomy of a Quilt"|
|This week's #sewprompted2016 theme was Buttons :-)|
|THE FEED DOGS COULD NOT MOVE!! Yikes!!??!!|
Project Quilting Episode TWO theme was Seasons. My first inclination was to do something in the round - a modern Dresden plate or dahlia quilt. But the more I thought about it, the more I wanted to do something completely different and take chances.
I have been reading much about minimalism - in art, in lifestyle, in quilting, in cooking. And the little designer imp in my head prompted me to do this:
|Seasons measures 30" by 30", machine pieced, machine quilted|
This was all about fabric and color selection for me. It was partial improv piecing, as I had a general idea of where some colors should go and made a map. But the final product is very different from the map.
Each quadrant is a different season. The top left, with the circular quilting, is Spring, and the other seasons follow in a counter-clock wise motion. I have a very visual way of thinking and see my calendar and seasons in my head counter-clock wise.
2016 has been a brutal year on my favorite celebs, the hardest to say good-bye to was Alan Rickman. I fell in love with him in Sense and Sensibility. And when Harry Potter rolled around, I was always pro-Snape. Wednesday night I was feeling a bit emotional and came home to make a little tribute to him. In Harry Potter, Professor Dumbledore learns of Snape's lasting love for Harry's mother, Lily, and asks "After all this time?" To which Snape replies, "Always."
Thank you, Mr. Rickman, and sleep well. You will be our always and never forgotten.
|6" by 6" completed size|
Music: "Ghost Walking" by Lamb of God