Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Mermaid.....Paper Doll Quilt

I decided to finish up this class sample...

It's for a Permission 2 Play class July 26th...

I quilted the background with metallic thread...

It adds a little sparkle to the all blue fabric

I cut up a large floral fabric for the
coral at the bottom of the ocean

I found a flesh color fabric for the mermaid body
and a shiny fabric for her tail...

Her skin looks too bland...

I painted her skin with metallic paint...
much better

I finished it off with

Added hanging triangles on back
and a label

CLICK HERE:  Hanging Triangles Tutorial

Mermaid Paper Doll Quilt
13 x 14 inches

CLICK HERE:  Free Paper Doll Patterns

CLICK HERE to view:  Paper Doll Class Slide Show

CLICK HERE to view:  Permission 2 Play

CLICK HERE to view:  My Cord Edge Treatment Tutorial

May Your Bobbin Always Be Full,
LuAnn Kessi


Monika said...

I just love your work, so many ideas there I want to try out!!!!! That mermaid quilt is just gorgeous (for a while now I have been planning a Great Barrier Reef Quilt, so especially interested in your underwater theme :-)). First time I have noted your hanging triangles, they look like a great idea (esp. as I'm not into handstitching hanging sleeves lol). Any tips and tricks for these? xo

LuAnn Kessi said...

Hi Monika,
I have added a link to the Hanging Triangles tutorial (just below the picture of the triangles on my quilt)