Waters" inspired by photographs taken by Diane Kelsay and
Bob Harvey, and by the many hours spent watching and
photographing the birds of coastal and freshwater wetlands.
started this quilt following a pattern (Twisted Bargello, Chris
Timmins, Patchwork & Quilting), but quickly tired of sewing
the rows before I was halfway finished.
Hanging on my design wall for several weeks, I started to
see the swirling colors of waterfalls with moss covered rocks
that Iâ€™ve spent so much time photographing in
. Then it hit me.
Leave it as it is and start playing.
I free-motion embroidered the crane and wetland and
continued this theme with free-motion quilting.
All along the cascade, I quilted designs of moving water
and water plants.
and polyester embroidery threads
Polyester threads for quilting