Jul 10, 2007

No weed

I worked on this piece quite a long time and now I'm happy to see it finished. It is also bigger as the usual ones, 13"x19"" (33x48cm).

I used the embellisher and tried once more some new combinations of fabric and wool.





I wanted it to look like some kind of traditional patchwork, not "so" traditional...





The dragonfly is looking at the scene...





...and this is the whole piece. The story behind this quiltlet is that I don't like to take
all weeds out of the gaps between the stones on the terraces or stairs, there are always nice flowers growing there that deserve to be admired...




I am doing these pieces because I must give a workshop for ladies who have done quilting till now and want to see how to use the embellisher for their purposes.

24 comments:

  1. I so love your work! Im a huge admirer of what you create. Im trying to figure out what an embellisher is and whether I can live without one or not!

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  2. This is gorgeous - love the vintage look of the fabrics!

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  3. Sara, this is so beautiful and fresh, I've "discovered" pink this year and I was really drawn to it. I make layered flowers like you as well... it feels very much at home to me. Thanks!

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  4. It' s a special piece. I like it very much. The colors and shadows of pink and all the fine details. Are the contours also made with the embellisher ?

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  5. yes, they are, all the piece is made of it. the background is made out of white squares also done with it. the only thing I sew was the tulle for the wings of the dragonfly. i didn't use any thread but this and the one for the quilting and stitching.

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  6. Love this piece Sara. It's beautiful.

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  7. I adore your pieces of art!All of them!Are the faces painted or you sew them?Or made with the embellisher?In this case..what is it?

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  8. the faces are painted on paper and then printed on canvas.
    the embellisher is a needle punching machine. you can find information in the net if you look for f.i.
    Janome Xpression

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  9. i like the quilty style here, nice crossover of techniques. and the dragonfly is fabulous.

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  10. Lovely piece. I especially like the dragonfly lady.

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  11. This is truly enchanting! I love the little lady in the teapot, and the dragonfly! and the colors are wodnerful! Great job!!!

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  12. Whata wonderful idea! Your ladies will behappy about this!

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  13. I love the birdy ... great work :-D
    Britt

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  14. Willkommen zuhause, deine Ergebnisse sind mal wieder bestauneswert.

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  15. This is so beautiful Sara! Your art continues to amaze and inspire me.

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  16. It's beautiful Sara, I love it.

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  17. This is really beautiful and I love the candy colours and the textures. Great work!

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  18. I love this piece! The texture as well as the cheerfulness...

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  19. Absolutely charming!I love the little faces.

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  20. All you new work and sneak peeks are amazing!
    your tones and colors are perfect!

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