Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Module Five – Chapter FIVE – WADDED AND SHAPED QUILTING SAMPLES



First post after holidays! I was finally able to put together all samples produced so far for this chapter in the weeks before leaving. Tomorrow I shall get everything ready for getting to work on the second part of Chapter 5.

WADDED QUILTING SAMPLES
General view
All my wadded samples are arranged on a A3 portfolio page

Wadded quilting Whole sheet
Sample ONE
Back: muslim – Padding: light wadding, one layer – Top: jersey
Wadded sample ONE
Sample TWO
Back: felt – Padding: shredded plastic – Top: light tulle – Stitchery: straight stitch in  white and light brown

Wadded sample TWO

Sample THREE
Back: muslim – Padding: cut threads, fabric bits, tea bags – Top: light tulle


Wadded sample THREE

Sample FOUR
Back: muslim – Padding: wool fleece – Top: cheesecloth
Wadded sample FOUR
Sample FIVE
Back: muslim РPadding: light wadding, two layers РTop: habotai silk РAppliqu̩: cheesecloth
Wadded sample FIVE
Sample SIX
Back: muslim – Padding: wool threads cut short – Top: very open mesh, partially cut in areas to expose wool underneath
Wadded sample SIX

SHAPED QUILTING SAMPLES
This second group of samples are somewhat bigger, each measuring approximately 12 x 12 cms
Sample ONE
Padding: plastic snowflakes
Top layer: very open mesh
Shaped Quilting 1
Sample TWO
Padding: pressed paper cylinders
Bottom/Top layer: linen net
Shaped Quilting 5
Sample THREE
Padding: foam cardboard shapes
Top layer: net

Shaped Quilting 4
Sample FOUR
Padding: knotted wadding
Top layer: habotai silk

Shaped Quilting 2
Sample FIVE
Padding: candies
Top layer: silver tulle net

Shaped Quilting 3

SAMPLES OF SHAPES USED FOR PADDING


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Shapes used:
Wadding strip knotted several times
Foam cardboard
Plastic snowflake
Candies
Pressed paper

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Summer Sketchbook Day 6 – Getting bigger


Definitely not a pretty pear!
Summer sketchbook pear
This is a first very rough attempt at a large marker (charcoal) . I found it very difficult to manage fine lines and everything is too dark anyway, my fingers included! Tomorrow I shall give it another try.