Friday, May 1, 2015
An experimental mini quilt
This little quilt is something of an experiment, something I want to try big, but had to try small first to see if it worked.
I wanted to incorporate my doodle drawings into my hand quilting and see what black thread looked like against a lighter background too. I also tried doubling the pearl cotton to see if liked that (not a ton, though I love the look)... So basically I needed to try all those things smaller... Also, I'd heard that Crayola washable market is a great way to mark a quilt, but was afraid to try on something big... It didn't fully wash out, so I'm glad it was a small project...
And then... At the end, I have this little beauty. Which I love. And don't really know what to do with except pin it to the wall in the studio to think of more ideas... I do think we we all be seeing more quilting like this in my future though!