Rusted Fabric & Colored Pencils

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Bird in the Weeds

Created in this Craftsy class

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.

Other projects made as part of this class:

My Pug
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Here are some details about my project:
Category Quilting
Type Home Decor on

What materials did you use? Cotton fabric rusted with steel wool and old pieces of metal -- accented with colored pencils. Bird is constructed from pieces of hand dyed fabric sewn onto a water soluble stabilzer. on

What are you most proud of? I love the juxtaposition of the bird on the fabric. on

How very clever! The project has a wonderful three-dimensional look.

09/10/2012 Flag

Thank you...the bird was done separate and "applied" on with invisible thread and there is no sewing on the background, thus it really is 3d....

09/10/2012 Flag

Thank you for being so original!

02/27/2013 Flag

This is really beautifully sensitive work. Nice.

03/07/2013 Flag


04/09/2013 Flag

Love it.

07/01/2014 Flag