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Project

Bouquet of Flowers

Project Description

What are you most proud of? I am proud of just getting through it - it's a bit of a change from traditional quilting and I loved making it! I now have something different to hang in the corner of our bedroom overlooking our garden that is not traditional. I also am happy that I didn't bind it - I wanted it to have a bit of a rough edge look so I just zig zagged around the curved border. What advice would you give someone starting this project? I loved Lola's teaching style - nothing is a mistake - get into the groove and try not to get distracted when doing the hatching. Experiment with your style - I found I got best result with the Tsukineko Fantastix pointed and round blenders. I also used very little Setacolor paint on a few areas. Finally, I also just recently discovered the Supreme Glider for free motion quilting and I can't free motion quilt without it now. WHAT a difference it makes - the material just glides and the threads in the back are perfect.

What you will need

  • Cotton
  • backing
  • black thread as per Thread Art class instructions
  • fusible interfacing

Q&A with marianna2011

Lola Jenkins asked:
Well these flowers are going to look real good colored. Love the arrangement
marianna2011 answered:
Lola - she's done!
raesun59 asked:
Looks great, show us the finished product please.
marianna2011 answered:
she's done!
raesun59 asked:
Fabulous, youhave done a great job!
marianna2011 answered:
Thank you - I plan to make a variety of thread art quilts now! It was fun and I loved the class.
Meili asked:
Love how you framed this!
marianna2011 answered:
Thank you meili - I like to make designs that are a bit different from traditional quilting. I plan to experiment a little more and am working on my next project. Thanks again!
Lola Jenkins asked:
Not only is she done...She is a greattttttttttttttttttttttt piece of Artwork. I love the way you framed the flowers. Beautiful shape.
marianna2011 answered:
thank you Lola - she's hanging up now and I just love it.

Skill Level

Beginner