|Flight Feathers #1 - 8"x8" - Mounted Art Quilt|
Because many of my works have implicit undertones, I wanted to have a white feather in the bird's beak that would, to me, signify my father leaving this plane of existence. This led to my experimenting with thread to create the perfect feather. Unfortunately, white was "lost" on a silver lame field. Still, I liked the feathers and knew that if I put them away for future use, they would surely become one with a growing drawer of "someday to use" items.
Thus, I set about making a sandwich of black fabric and batting and free motion quilted a background for the thread feathers. I then stitched the leaves onto the mini quilt. In my stash was an 8"x8" stretched canvas. It was perfect for mounting this mini art quilt.
|Close-up of First Feather|
|Close-up of Second Feather|
|Close-up of Third Feather|
Last I backed the work with black mat board and attached D-rings to make the piece ready for hanging.
|Back of Mounted Mini Quilt|
|Beginning of the Crow|
Always remember, never fear to experiment.
Sometimes wonderful things happen.
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