Sunday, January 13, 2013

progress with gingko leaves

The last couple of days I have been working on the gingko leaves. The quilt is in different lengths so it is more complicated to make a good looking edge finishing. I did not want to do a binding, so I made a kind of facing. After that I worked on the free motion quilting. Here are 2 detail pictures:

In the small strips in between the leaves I quilted the text: "Before you know it autumn is here and leaes are falling everywhere. Are they telling secrets to each other while the wind blows them around?". The leaves - which still have the original color of the fabric - are quilted like veins.

4 comments:

Margaret said...

Beautiful quilting on those leaves, Wil. Would love to see the words 'in context' -- i.e., from farther back, between the leaves as you describe, just to get a sense of it. :-)

Margaret said...
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Margaret said...

P.S. Wil, the comment I deleted was just a duplicate of the original. Only the cyber-spooks know why it posted twice!

Kelly said...

Love the stitching on the leaves. I believe this will end up being one of my favorite pieces of yours.