Saturday, May 15, 2010

Convergence Reveal

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Today is the reveal day for our Fiberactions on-line challenge. The word for this time around was “Convergence”. I had a bit of a mental block happening because all I could think of was Ricky Tims’ pattern by the same name.

I finally had a “Convergence” of the above piece of furniture, with an idea, & a little inspiration from the book below,for the background quilting.

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Several designs in the book were of the same era as the furniture, showed large leaves or florals (like this William Morris wall paper) with smalls leaves & floral backgrounds. Which is what I took inspiration from for my border quilting.

 

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Below is the finished quilt. An oil paint stick rubbing on fabric, quilted with 2 layers of batting to give the featured designs a traupunto effect without the effort of cutting away a layer.

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Binding was inspired by Laura Wasilowski.

6 comments:

quiltmom said...

Lovely piece Deb- I had the same thought when you said Convergence because I have made half a dozen convergence quilts.. It is a fun pattern but is a totally different form than yours..
Thanks for sharing your wonderful work.
Regards,
Anna

Rian said...

Very nice! I am looking forward to seeing what you and the others do over the coming months.

Ali Honey said...

Looks fabulous Deb!

Delighted Hands said...

Very different from your usual colorful pieces-how big a piece is this?! You have done well-I love the texture.

Kathy -MIQuilter said...

I am always so inspired by your work!

gpc said...

What beautiful work! I am in awe.