Tuesday, 1 March 2011

quilt or embroidery?

When does quilting turn into embroidery?
Yesterday I decided a little break from my work in progress was required.So I played, I'd acquired a box of thread recently so I played with machine quilting. A small practice piece to explore a few ideas that are tumbling round my head. This little bird gave me appliqué practice, I usually do either raw edge machine appliqué or needle turn this time I ironed down the edge and machined round the piece. I think this is how most folk do it by machine. I have not used the freezer paper technique yet. Then a little playing with feathers lines pebbling etc.

1 comment:

AyJay said...

Very nice and very clever - lovely little bird and great curves for the leaves :)