Quilt workshop: Cosmic Curves convergence quilt: Finished

20 09 2008
Sun and Earth convergence quilt

Sun and Earth convergence quilt

I finished quilting and binding the “Cosmic Curves” convergence quilt the other day. So it’s done.

Sun - free motion embroidered in metallic gold thread

Sun - free motion embroidered in metallic gold thread

I used a lot of gold metallic thread and did free motion embroidery for the sun and around every little circle (waterhole) on the Aboriginal-style fabric.

Gold metallic embroidery

Gold metallic embroidery

And I used the same gold metallic thread for the ‘animal tracks’ in the frame, as well as to outline all the ochre lines in the border. You can’t see it in the photos, but I used a maroon thread to outline all the purple lines in the border.

Contours on the earth

Contours on the earth

I tried to make the earth more ‘earthy’ by adding ‘contour lines’ in a matching thread.

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20 09 2008
Quilt workshop: Cosmic Curves convergence quilt « At Random

[...] Link to post about finished quilt… [...]

3 12 2008
Feeling chuffed « At Random

[...] meshwork table mat; they also won first prizes ($4 cash each). The other first prize was for the convergence quilt, and the two seconds ($1 cash each) were for the ‘blanket of love’ and the [...]

6 01 2013
Practice may not make perfect, but it helps! « At Random

[...] I played with FMQ on and off from then on, getting a bit better all the time. But my first quilts were still quilted by a local long-armer. It wasn’t until late 2008 that I felt I had enough confidence to do some very basic  FMQ on a ‘real’ quilt: http://sandgroper14.wordpress.com/2008/09/20/quilt-workshop-cosmic-curves-convergence-quilt-finished… [...]

1 09 2013
Practice may not make perfect, but it helps! | Rhonda Bracey: At Random

[…] I played with FMQ on and off from then on, getting a bit better all the time. But my first quilts were still quilted by a local long-armer. It wasn’t until late 2008 that I felt I had enough confidence to do some very basic  FMQ on a ‘real’ quilt: http://rhondabracey.com/2008/09/20/quilt-workshop-cosmic-curves-convergence-quilt-finished/ […]

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