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Journey On

Created in this Craftsy class

Stupendous Stitching: Adventures in Surface Design taught by Carol Ann Waugh

Set your sewing machine and imagination free in this fun exploration of embroidery designs, decorative sewing machine stitches, couching and binding.

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Classic, Romantic
Gayla JM on

What materials did you use? White cotton fabric, Tsukineko inks, yarn, cotton and metallic thread, beads, custom piping.

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What are you most proud of? The colors are so alive. It is beautiful from a distance but becomes more beautiful as you look at it up close.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Watch Carol Ann's course :)

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So contemporary. So interesting. You have gotten the concept totally. Look from afar and then up close. Drawing the viewer into the art. Wow.

05/24/2012 Flag

Thank you. When I posted it on facebook different people commented on which line or section depicted their own journey. So much fun

05/25/2012 Flag

Did you dye this material yourself? Great colors and shades adds to the look. You have neet ideas and style. Love your work.

05/24/2012 Flag

Yes i did. You never know what you will get when you mix colors on wet fabric. I used Tsukineko inks-Chocolate, Tangerine, Lemon, Cerulean Blue and Sky Blue. The chocolate is what came out so orange. The other 4 colors made quite a bit of green.

05/25/2012 Flag

It is a lovely piece. I love the colors and movement.

06/03/2012 Flag

Thank you. This is such fun to do. Liberating as a quilter, actually :)

06/03/2012 Flag