January 15, 2012

A new quilt?

This drawing has been taped to the wall behind my computer for several years now.  I drew it way back in 2006 or 2007 as part of a series of row robin quilts my Colorful Scrunchers group was doing.  (An amazingly creative experience!)  Back then, I did it as a traditional machine applique project.

I've always wanted to do something more with it.  My style has changed quite a bit since then, but I would still like to adapt the idea to a new quilt.  One of the ideas I have is speaking to me much louder than the others, so I think I'll try to work out that design first and see if it works.

What do you think?  Does it say anything to you?


3 comments:

  1. I have just a little bit of experience quilting. But out of 4 quilts finished 2 had applique. I enjoy them a lot (and more important my wife loves them). I look forward to seeing what you come up with. But what it says to me is love. Roses will always make me think back to when I first fell in love with my wife 18 years ago.

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  2. I love anything with applique and flowers. I do wonder how this fits with your style. I'm anxious to see what you do with it.

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  3. Jill here...you're right that your style has changed. I'd love to see you make it more stylized, more contemporary. I'll check back soon.

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