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African princess

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Art Quilting: Pictorial Techniques taught by Wendy Butler Berns

Turn your treasured photos into fiber art. Create a pattern, choose a fabric palette and learn Wendy's easy machine appliqué method.

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Category Quilting
Type Wall Hanging
Style Ethnic, Art
KDONGES on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Cotton fabric, ribbon and beads.

KDONGES on craftsy.com

Wow. This was your first quilt ever. You are amazing. This is a very powerful and beautiful quilt. You captured something very special here.

06/21/2014 Flag

You are on a roll!!! She is most intriguing... I love the mysterious look you have created... the border really adds a lot of pop!

09/11/2014 Flag

Thank you so much for your comment. It means a lot coming from a great teacher like you.

09/12/2014 Flag

She's beautiful

03/12/2015 Flag

I absolutely love your art. Wow! I'm Speechless. Have you been quilting a long time? Did you learn a lot from the pictorial technique class? I was debating about this class but when I saw your art I thought it might be worth taking. Lastly did you study art or are you teacher or professional artist? Have a great day, you are inspiring!

04/04/2015 Flag

Thank you for your wonderful comments. I have been doing art quilts for a year and a half. I joined a quilt guild about two years ago and a lady was saying that she did art quilts. I had never heard of art quilts. Then another lady saw a few of my paintings and encouraged me to turn my painting style into a quilting style. Yes I taught art in public school before retiring and sold art in galleries. "Ruby" was my first art quilt. I have done 4 more since then. The class you mentioned was very good. I however use only fused applique because so many of my pieces are very small. However I have thought about working up a teaching project using Wendy Berns technique as people are always asking me to teach,

04/04/2015 Flag

She's amazing. You didn't use that many fabrics in the face but captures the dimension and shadowing.

08/18/2015 Flag