|I added some detail to the turtles to make them dimensional, and then a water meander in the background.|
|The block is called "Right and left". I alternated using the shell fabric and the purple as the focus fabric, and then alternated the blocks around the quilt.|
|Start with a panel the represents where the baby lives. Add a frame, as though looking through a window. Add shelves, and of course shelves need books, and games and cats! Which look like the books mama had as a child.|
|Sorry, someone forgot to turn the photos. Kitty is actually reaching up for the spider.|
|And the fish are not spilling out of the fishbowl|
|favorite books from mom's childhood|
|The panel that started it all.|
|Games an "action figures" on the shelves.|
|April In Paris|
|A Gentle Snowfall|
|Dandelion (but looks like spiders to me)|
|Jacob's Other Ladder|
|Dove of Peace|
|Up and Away|
|Awesome Ocean is a great title for this quilt. Look at all those wonderful sea creatures!|
A tortoise and a puffer fish. Thanks to all the Disney movies about "Finding ......." I'm able to ID these critters.
All of the animals were SID and then echoed. The background fill is bubbles.
"Ack! The baby shower is coming soon!" Or words to that effect from Pat. Threw this one on, and whipped it out before heading to work.
Quilted with the chicken wire panto, how appropriate for a collection of baby animals. Welcome new baby!
|The one above is a "before". I had it hanging up seeking inspiration. Something must have worked because I am thrilled with how it turned out. Pat's pretty pleased too.|
|Hard to see much difference in the after, but take a look at the detail shots below.|