Saturday, March 30, 2013

Sunrise 7:00, March 31


Artist Statement – Challenge #2
March 31, 2013

“Every Single Day”

When the next theme was announcement, my head was filled with lots of ideas.  I started with my regular daily routines of trudging to work, drinking my morning coffee, being faced with deadlines and rushing everywhere.  Then I thought that my first part of the day is waking up in as positive a mood as I can do.  Some may even say leaning towards perky; and presto, my quilt design was formed.  What makes me leap out of bed with a stride in my step?  The sun, and thank goodness it happens “every single day”.  The title of my piece is Sunrise 7:00 March 31. As the reveal date is March 31, the sunrise will be 7:00am where I live.

Techniques:                  raw edge appliqué, torn fabric being applied onto of the fabrics and attached with ribbon, needlepoint stitches, French knots
Fabrics and embellishments:      batiks, commercial cottons, beads, pearl cotton thread and ribbons
Size:  15 inches x 15 inches

Katie (Toronto)



8 comments:

  1. Very nice stitch work and variety.

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  2. Wow, Katie all that handwork. So beautifully done.

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  3. I like the rotation of the quilt!

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  4. I like the variety of hand stitches!

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  5. I love your sun and think you have interpreted it so well. Love the stitching.

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  6. Gorgeous stitch work in celebration of the sun.
    How fitting.
    Beautiful.

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  7. This will brighten up any day. There is so much detail in the quilt with the ribbons and hand stitching. I keep going back for another look. I really like the strong sile design that showcases all that stitching to perfection

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  8. This is definitely a quilt to wake up to. How did you find time to do all that gorgeous hand-stitching?

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