I found this top for sale at a local quilt store. I quilted and bound it, now I am going to 'highlight' it.
I am starting with some trapunto and beading.
More to come....
I also worked this week, (tsk tsk...ya' ll thought I vacation all summer eh!) quilted this Oriental fabrics quilt, with a simple Gingko leaf. The backing is a gold metallic fabric, as well lots of metallic fabrics on the front. I found lots of 'metallic gunk' ( a specially specific name for a new to me phenomena ) in the bobbin race. I am thinking this stuff is what gave the long arm tension headaches. sigh. I did all the tricks and tips I have learned over the past 5 years (yikes already!) of long arming to deal with tension. I ended up blowing a fuse and having to make a trip to purchase a replacement and spares, in a near but still away hardware store blah blah not the way I planned that day. The good news is Client is coming over this am so that means payday..Yeah! I hope she likes it.
It is a gift from the bride to a sister that is 'standing' up with her on the big day. The pictures here do it little justice many large scale prints where left in large pieces to get a 'picture' of the fabric, some are large portions of panels...of which I own one.
wishing you all a happy Thursday,