Painted Koi Fish Quilt

Project Description

What are you most proud of? The texture of the quilting and the watercolor effect of the silk dyes. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Learn the basics and then let go! Try new things and have fun. :)

What you will need

  • cotton/silk fabric
  • silk thread
  • cotton fabric
  • wool batting
  • metallic resist
  • silk dyes
  • fabric paints

Q&A with Quiltinjeni

patz in suffolk asked:
That is absolutely lovely! You should be proud. The fish has movement and looks very graceful and the quilting on the water really makes it move. Well done!
Quiltinjeni answered:
Thank you! ;) I am very good at tracing! I can't take the credit for designing the fish... just finishing it.
Hopej2 asked:
He's beautiful, love the metallic resist and the quilting
Quiltinjeni answered:
Thank you! I love the resist too!
Pamillia asked:
WOW! Your quilt is superb, you can really tell that you enjoy your art. Great techniques. You water colors, the shadowing effect that you achieved of the fish, well your whole creation is a pure feast for the eyes & enjoyment of the spirit. Well done, thank you for sharing.
Quiltinjeni answered:
LOL! You are so fun! Thanks for your lovely compliments! :)
Elise8 asked:
I really like your art quilt! It is well done... You are very good at this!
Quiltinjeni answered:
Thank you Elise! I consider myself an experienced learner! I am always looking for new techniques and ideas. :)