Lattice and Tendrils
Lattice and Tendrils is an original 38"x38" art piece with the lattices of Japanese style fabrics in colorwash fashion. The background and the tendrils fabric is dyed by Melody Johnson of Illinois. Free form tendrils have been machine appliqued and beadwork added. Heavy threads are machine couched. Variegated rayon sulky thread completes the machine quilting. This was exhibited with the quilt group at the Art Quilt Exhibit at the Heritage Gallery, Des Moines, Iowa, September 2000. Exhibited at Depot Street Gallery, Elgin, Texas, March and April, 2001.
SUPPLY LIST Sewing machine in working order (extension cord?), Scissors, Rotary cutter, Matt, Ruler, Thread, Pins, Seam Ripper, Needles, Iron and Board, Fusible 1 yard, Decorative Thread, Yarn for Couching Design Wall OPTIONAL Reducing Glass or Door Peephole OPTIONAL BEAD WORK OPTIONAL. Supplies would include beads, silamide or nymo thread, needles. Demo will be shown. Beading is done after piece is quilted and binding is completed. FABRICS: Background 1 yard dyed fabric COLORWASH FABRICS (ORIENTAL OR OTHERWISE) Fat quarters (approx. 12) or charm packs. You may wish to trade in class. Colorwash means fabrics which have three or more colors or patterns. Think flowers, animals, scenes. Solids, tone-on-tones and stripes are NOT colorwash. VINE 1/2 yard dyed to contrast with the background. SUPPLIES FOR LATER COMPLETION: Batting, Backing, Binding, Sleeve
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