Chapter 2: Up hill and Down dale

Standard

English Quilting: 1. Flattened areas

Design based on Western Rose of Notre Dame de Laon  see p. 16

Procion-dyed calico, wool-viscose felt, soft cotton backing

Natesh black & white thread, Guterman multi thread, yellow quilting thread

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2. Print and stitch

The print block is the large white ‘wiggle’

Acrylic paint on procion-dyed damask table napkin

Photocopy with fibretip additions

Madeira threads and metallic

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3. Quilted face using free embroidery: Self portrait

A gargoyle?

A Green Woman

Cream printed sheeting, green Madeira Matte thread

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4.  Something different

The same design on two different satin backgrounds to see what happens.

Design from the Staffordshire Hoard

Basic design on cream satin

Extra stitching in Purple ombre Natesh

Rainbow satin with dark grey and black/white ombre Natesh

I think the cream and purple version is more effective than the rainbow/grey one.

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