Posts tagged: quilts
Made by Ana Buzzalino from Canada, based on a pattern by Elizabeth Bren.
WINDOWS OF TANGO STREET art quilts by Hilde Moran, 12” x 12”
La Boca-Argentina, a colorful neighborhood in Buenos Aires with a love for tango music and dance on the streets.
RANDOM WINDOWS quilt by Hilde Morin Cuenca-Spain: A display of earth tone walls with numerous random windows overlooking the cliffs from which the homes hang.
Techniques: hand dyed and commercial cotton; machine pieced, appliquéd and quilted; discharge dyed.
A bee on a cone flower by Cane Corso via Craftsy, cotton and thread.
Enlarge your photo to at least twice the size to you can see your details clearly. Create your background first. Then work on the subject (the bee) separately, When satisfied with the subject. Attach it to the background by free-motion quilting,
Fan quilt by Selvage Blog made of one-inch strips from my 1940-1970’s era stash. Then (without using a foundation) sewed together starting with a 1/4 inch seam allowance, then gradually increasing to a 1/2 inch seam allowance. Doing this with each added strip produces the fan effect. After piecing, press flat then using a square template, trim. The border is made of small fans. (selvageblog.blogs…)
The Herero women of Namibia traditionally wear these Victorian inspired headdresses and heavy skirts with petticoats, despite the soaring desert temperatures.This was influenced by German colonialists from over 100 years ago. The hats represent the horns of cattle, the Herero are proud cattle farmers who measure their wealth in cattle, the importance of cattle to these people is even evident in the Herero womens‘ dresses. The traditional dress is derived from a Victorian woman’s dress, and consists of an enormous crinoline worn over a several petticoats, a horn shaped hat (said to represent the horns of a cow) made from rolled cloth is also worn. Images beautifully captured by Photographer Jim Naughten