InstructionsThis is my first raw-edge applique landscape quilt. I used a picture I took of an old cottonwood tree next to the Chilkat River near Haines, Alaska. A wild rose bush was climbing the tree. In my quilt I added a few more flowers. I cut many different leaves individually and in clumps, cut many small pieces for the ferns, bushes and grasses at the bottom of the tree. On the rose bush leaves, I ...
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Type of item: Home Decor
Style: Outdoorsy, Romantic
Quilting fabrics and basic quilting supplies, fabric markers.
What was your inspiration?
I had seen some landscape quilts and wanted to try making one. I took a one-afternoon class at a local quilt shop. While everyone else was working with birch trees, I was making this.
What are you most proud of?
For first go, I thought it turned out pretty well.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Dig out those photos and go for it.