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Girl with the Pearl Earring

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Thread Art taught by Lola Jenkins

Color and texture dominate this art quilting class. Learn stitches and shading to make colors and patterns pop in your collage or portrait quilts.

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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Romantic, Casual
F2QuilterCathy on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Cotton fabric, coloured pencils, textile medium, sewing thread

F2QuilterCathy on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? I am most proud of forcing myself out of the box and tracing in black and stitching in black. I am not disappointed.

F2QuilterCathy on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? Be brave and just do it. So what, you might end up with a great work of art and a lot of satisfaction.

F2QuilterCathy on craftsy.com

Beautiful colors, especially on the head wrap! Also love the background quilting.

03/02/2013 Flag

Thanks, I couldn't decide between red, orange, purple, blue, etc., so I made it look like a silk scarf.

03/02/2013 Flag

I love the back ground. I have this piece waiting to be done! Keep up the good work!!

03/02/2013 Flag

Thanks, this was fun to do. The background looks like lace and flowers, kind of yellow, made sure one of the flowers landed on her cheek.

03/02/2013 Flag

amazing a Cathy...we have a teacher in our midst!!!

03/02/2013 Flag

Thanks for checking in on me, sewlmatesister, I am having a blast.

03/02/2013 Flag

The coloring is off the chain. Wonderful....just wonderful. You should be proud because you did a wonderful job. You too now have your own picasso.

03/04/2013 Flag

Yes I agree with all, this is fabulous. I was recently made aware of this masterpiece and you really did it justice.

03/06/2013 Flag