Wednesday, June 10, 2009
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Please, if you do visit, take a few moments to check out my pictures and provide feedback.
This is a quilt top I just started working on, tentatively called H1N1 (swine flu). I saw (on the CDC website) a picture of the swine flu virus and thought it was unusual enough to become an art quilt. I fused the larger circles on the background, then fused the smaller shapes onto them and zig-zagged around them. In the process of outlining the shapes, hope to finish it up quickly.
This is a gel resist technique I read about in Quilting Arts Magazine, where you outline the shapes on muslin, then color it, wash out the glue and you're set to go. Here are some of the pieces of fabric I created using this easy technique: