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A Cone Flower for Mom

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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 Home Decor
Style Classic
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What materials did you use? 100% cotton material, Warm and Natural batting, fabric paint, and a variety of threads.

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What are you most proud of? I am so proud of my first Art Quilt using techniques I wanted to learn how to accomplish. I feel confident that I can now create my own original designs from what I learned in this class.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Sign up for the class, watch the videos, take notes, ask questions you may have, play with your material and enjoy creating. The online support and answers to questions that are part of the online class are very helpful and supportive. I highly recommend this class.

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I am wondering how you got the sky worked out that way. The choice of fabric is the key factor here. It is beautiful and great work!

10/31/2011 Flag

The pattern for this piece was part of the Pictorial Quilting lesson by Wendy Butler Berns. She recommended using medium blue fabric. I laid out various blue material and picked a few pieces to use. After I sewed the pieces together I wanted a lighter shade on a few pieces so I got a fabric marker pen and made white dots on the pieces which lightened them. I will post the other art quilt I made using just the cloud material for the sky. Since it was cloud material I wondered how it would look as a whole cloth background.

10/31/2011 Flag

It is a delight to behold! Well done!

11/28/2011 Flag

I love the colour combination you used...very elegant!

01/18/2012 Flag

I bet mom loves this... lovely use of the border fabric to frame it..... lots of visual movement

07/08/2012 Flag