A New Art Quilt with a Traditional Block

April 26, 2015

It took me more than a month to do all the detailed piecing and quilting on this wall hanging, which has a star block pattern at it's origin.  I overlapped the blocks, added shadows, and hand-painted the background sateen fabric.  There a lots of surface design techniques included here (including potato starch resist over a hand dyed cittib), so I hate to think how many hours all this took me!  Dupioni silk triangles add panache, too..

 

 

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