|Week 23 Assignment - Branch Out|
The technique to create branches is something I have been doing for years. Note the branches in a detail from my piece "Little Lake Butte des Morts in Summer."
"Little Lake Butte des Morts in Summer"
The difference between what I did in my piece and what Leah has us doing this week, is that her branches are creating an all over pattern and the lines are straight versus organic.
|Close-up Showing the Free Motion Quilting Design|
I had fun selecting a my a fabric and then thread to use as my background. The fabric looks very contemporary, but it is close to 20 years old.
|Back Side of Branch Out Assignment|
I used a variegated poly from Marathon's collection. It blends wonderfully with the background vegetation, so well that it is hard to pick out until you see the close up or the back.
|Close-up of the Back Side Showing the Travel Stitches|