Monday, June 7, 2010

Coral Reef quilted

I finished up the quilting and binding on Coral Reef.  I used a small stippling in all the water--with a few bubbles--and  outline stitched the main elements.  There's a lot of texture in this now and dimension on some of the large fish and sea shell at the bottom.  I found just enough scraps for the binding that had  the turquoise blue of the water in it. 
I woke up Saturday with an inspiration for the theme project in the art quilt series for innovative piecing.  A good night's sleep does wonders!  I plan on using inset strips and curved piecing on it.  Now off to find the right greens for the fields and fabric for the rocks. 


  1. This turned out beautifully. Great job.

  2. Love it ,love it. I think I'm really going to give this one a try . I brought some fabric for it yesterday. I love the sea . Mary

  3. Mary, good for you. Have fun with it.


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