Wednesday 27 January 2016

Urban Folk Mood 3 - Denim upcycling

I'm still working on the Urban Folk pattern, taking advantage of every opportunity to make another test.
This time I have introduced as main character a few denim pieces from my small but growing pile of used jeans which I want to upcycle in my future projects.

The stretchy denim I used here required some attention when handled but with a few small exceptions the piecing went quite well.

That's all for now.
Back to work.

Have a beautiful day!

Monday 18 January 2016

Urban Folk Mood Quilt - 2 - playing with the winter colors

I'm polishing the Urban Folk Mood quilt pattern.

In this version, I wanted to give equal chances to be seen to the two patchwork units of the top and bottom bands. The way to do this was using for both units vivid and pastel colors/shades, but in their succession, I wanted to get out of the symmetry of the pieced blocks geometry.
I kept the quilting design (simulating the weaving threads) as in the first version because I want the quilt layout to stay in a manner near to my inspiration source: a traditional handcrafted rug.

This is a little quilt, for a decorative pillow or a wall quilt.
The next version will be a baby quilt and will have a few prints.

Have a beautiful week, my friends!

I'm linking to Finish it up Friday!

Saturday 2 January 2016

Hello 2016!

Happy New Year!
May you and yours have a happy healthy and prosperous 2016!

I decided to prolong the gifts season, offering you, my blog readers, a 2016 calendar embellished with one of my designs I've turned into my quilt Time is Running.

Right - click on the photo bellow, choose Save Image As and save it in your computer.
It will work both as printable and desktop wallpaper versions. If printing (on cardboard or plain paper) I suggest to use the " Scale to paper size" feature.


Have a beautiful 2016, my dears!