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Topic: Peaceful Ripples, A Mini Art Quilt  (Read 2498 times)
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« on: April 30, 2011 04:37:36 PM »

Here is the Mini Art Quilt I made for the Mini Art Quilt Round 4 swap.  I named it Peaceful Ripples, and it was inspired by my partner's theme of "water the calm peacefulness."

I handpainted the fabric for depth and and hand quilted the piece with variegated thread.  I used handspun & dyed yarn for the crocheted lilypads; I wanted to captured an organic feel and to add contrast between the water and the lilypads.  I was rather giddy with the results and hopefully it brings smiles to my partner.  So without further delay, the MAQ Grin...











Thanks for peeking!  And thank you to MareMare and pjherbert for organizing the Mini Art Quilt swap; it stretched my crafty muscles and was tons of fun!
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faerybird
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2011 05:04:47 PM »

I love the textures and different materials you used.  The colors are wonderful, too.  It was a clever idea and you executed it very well.
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saraheliza
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2011 10:35:49 PM »

What a beautiful interpretation of the inspiration
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« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2011 07:15:52 AM »

You really did a great job of capturing your partner's themes with this. It's very peaceful and calm. I absolutely love the way you added the lillypads. The texture is great.
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BeaG
« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2011 08:10:49 AM »

I think it is both unique and beautiful!
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Linnybelle
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2011 08:23:35 PM »

That's beautiful.  The crocheted lillypads definitely make an impact.
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