A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: If you see a project that you think is awesome and deserves to be a featured project, you can click the THIS ROCKS button to nominate it!
Total Members: 302,371
Currently Running With Scissors:
646 Guests and 17 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Mini Wall Art Quilt  (Read 1302 times)
Tags for this thread: mini_art_quilt , clockwork_orange  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
lovesclutter
Offline Offline

Posts: 6404
Joined: 30-Jan-2009

msassive stroke March 18 not right in the head.:(


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« on: March 10, 2010 08:05:14 PM »

I made this mini wall art quilt for gala apples who let me know today she had received.

Her wish was something to use as art based on this image below. I will also share the process.


inspiration


I used photo paint to get color mask of the solid colors. Then I deleted the color. Added a border to the mask to make a black outline and filled in black.

Repeat for each section.

Print the black outline image.

Trace on fusable paper to cut out parts. I forgot that I needed to reverse the image, so the text was useless.

Cut out web, place on fabrics and iron then trim

Then peel off other side and iron on backing.

I actually bordered the quilt before I ironed on the pieces and did a decorative stitch. There is an opening on the top border to insert a rod and hang up.

full image


Then I used a zig zag to secure the pieces, though the fusable stuff said it wasn't needed.

closeup of face


Then I had messed the text up, so I printed a black laser copy of the text of the title in reverse, found the font online, a place that has all the movie fonts.

I took the print out and taped it to the cloth. I used rubber gloves, open windows, goof off, qtips and a spoon to burnish the text on to the image.

After it dried I ironed it to set. And sent it off.

text


Comments and criticism welcome.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I have a split personality, because you guys crack me up.  AND The best day I ever had was TODAY!
maria isabel
blah blah blah
Offline Offline

Posts: 957
Joined: 29-Nov-2007

View Profile
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2010 08:15:54 PM »

 Shocked Awesome!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Too many ads ruin a mediocre site.
alwaysinmyroom
Craftalongs Moderator
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Make All Things, especially from stash
Offline Offline

Posts: 33175
Joined: 12-Feb-2006

Your life is what you make of it


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2010 10:05:55 PM »

thanks for sharing your technique!

this is one of my favorite books and to see it in a quilt is wonderful!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

KLKing
Sewing Mentor
Offline Offline

Posts: 2880
Joined: 23-May-2009

"Craftophrenia"~ Dabbling in Everything!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2010 09:08:36 AM »

 This is the most innovative, and unusual quilt I've ever seen. I've never learned how to transfer like that. I bet that's going to be quite an attention getter in her home!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How Garam Masala Is Used in Indian Recipes
How Fenugreek Is Used in Indian Recipes
How Cardamom Is Used in Indian Recipes
How to Make Tandoori Chicken Marinade
How Asafetida Is Used in Indian Recipes
Latest Blog Articles
Meatless Monday: Veggie Bolognese Sauce
Mountain Views
@Home This Weekend: Fabric Boxes

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.