Baby Quilt

2004

24″ x 36″

Materials:

Felt, chiffon, tulle, various threads, paint, fusible web, decorative beads, batting

Techniques:

Fused raw edge applique, thread lace, trapunto, machine and hand stitched, painted

 

Knots & Tangles

I encountered some technical difficulties in using novel materials like felt and lightweight chiffon. Shredding, distortion and slipping under the needle were problems I had to resolve, along with figuring out how to make the baby appear three dimensional.

Inspiration

Made in response to a critique group suggestion.

  • Reliance on Reference Photos

  • Computer Usage

  • Paint Applied