Monday, January 16, 2017

"Crisp Autumn Morn" in Fiber

I'm totally stoked to find myself on quite a roll thee past few days.  Here is another art quilt that was stashed away in a trunk waiting many years for me to revisit it and finally complete it.
20" x 20" "Crisp Autumn Morn"
This piece was made entirely with commercial fabric remnants.  The perpendicular central panels were pieced, as were the black and orange borders.  The 'L" shaped orange elements were hand appliqued.  The leaf and rectangular and "fussy cut" leaf elements were raw edged machine appliqued.  The inner panels were closely free motion quilted with gold metallic thread.  The entire top was then quilted to batting and backing fabrics.  It is mounted on 20"x20" stretcher bars over which I nailed a gesso finished, thin plywood sheet to prevent any possible migration of wood elements through to the quilt.

Thanks for dropping in.  Hope springs eternal that I will adhere to my 2017 New Year's resolution to finish many quilt tops that have been "sleeping" in trunks for years on end.   Perhaps I'll have more to show you soon.
Always remember, never fear to experiment.  
Sometimes wonderful things happen.
© Linda Friedman 2017.  All rights reserved


  1. Yay! You're definitely on a roll, Linda! I love fearless way you incorporate different colors, fabric and techniques in your art. Brava!

    1. Mia, now I have to dig back into my trunks and pull out another top that has possibilities. Because I've committed to finishing many of the WIP/UFO tops, I don't want to lose impetus. New ideas always seem to threaten my resolutions. Maybe I can hang tight this time.


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