Hello from my brand new website! I hope I am reaching to the people interested in quilting as before.
Anyway, I have a finished quilt, the one I was using a lot of metallic fabric.
With this quilt, I wanted use beautiful metallic fabric I owned. I had that blue fabric with icy pattern for 5 or 6 years. Other ones are from Shimmer series by Jennifer Sampou which are just irresistible.
The main feature was the blue one but it is a blending style fabric and I needed to break it up. That’s the reason there are four windmill blocks. And there are some non metallic fabric here and there too.
When come to the quilting, I had a very vague idea of this to be wintry landscape but I didn’t know where.
I started quilting from the small blue grey square with doodle fill and then bigger I randomly decided to quilt a jellyfish on the larger blue grey area.
After that, all the quilting design had to be sea related. Cold, deep sea creatures with weird feature which I just made up with my quilting.
Like this fish with extra long tail.
Initially I was intended to quilt snow flakes but As I worked they all became star fishes on white parts. And there are some plankton on lilac.
I needed a big animal which could be identifiable and I choose whale, humpback whale.
Smaller sections were filled with geometric patterns.
Then I was left with large blue sections which I wanted create icy landscape. And then those windmill blocks were suddenly in my way and not cooperating at all. Eventually, I figured out and quilted icy squares.
The rest of blue fabrics were quilted with icy patterns too as you can see photos above.
I like binding quilts with large patterned fabric because it gives random shapes and patterns.
And here is the finished quilt and I am calling it “cold water”
Reading this on a very cold cloudy morning is very fitting. I think those fabrics have waited for just the right exposure. Great job!
Thank you Julie. It’s getting a bit cold here too and flurry of snow.
Your quilt is really beautiful just like all your work.
Thank you Ann!