It is baseball season again...
While my favorite guy watches the games...
I sit next to him with my lap desk and color with
Life is Good !
Lastnight I colored and painted this rose.
It grows on our patio out back.
It was great fun to do all the shading on this flower
Border Fabric Audition 1
Paintstik Surface Design on Black Fabric
Border Fabric Audition 2
Hand Painted Fabric
I do like the watercolor appearance of this...
However, I just can't resist all the drama here !
Be sure to cover the Inktense Pencils & Paintstik with
It will protect your iron
I am using 2 layers of very thin batting...
Everyone is in their places...
We are ready start Machine Quilting:
Suzy & Gunnr sleep underneath the sewing machine table.
I plan to quilt this simply...
Let the gorgeous flower do all the talking:
I am outlining the rose petals in
24 KT Gold Rayon Thread
by Robinson Anton
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The doubled batting helps the petals pop out.
I quilted a few wavy lines in the border area:
I didn't want the 24 Kt Gold Thread to compete with the
Paintstik surface design on the black border fabric
so I kept the border quilting simple.
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May Your Bobbin Always Be Full,