Monday, May 10, 2010

The Colour Purple

It's ATC time again - last month with everything that was going on we decided to "skip" so I'll have a blank for the month of April. But I think I am making up for it in May.This month's "theme" is the colour purple - so pretty much dictates what we will use!
Here is my process (you can certainly tell the difference between the night photos and the day shots - that top material is really NOT that yellow)....After figuring out material...
and graphic...
I proceeded to cover a 5" x 7" square of pellum with Steam a Seam and scraps of fabric
and stitched down using different cards for my machine
- not really sure how it was going to turn out
But once it got trimmed down to the size of an ATC (2 1/2 by 3 1/2) I was quite pleased and then I got to "play" - pulling my room apart for doohickies to add (after I just spent all weekend cleaning up from the Quilt Show, sigh! - its the process, its the process remember)

Here are two finished - looking quite lovely I think (see what I mean by the day shot). Cheers, Jewels

2 comments:

  1. You are getting this ATC making down pat, Julie! Much more imaginative than the ones I have been doing. I love the little bit of selvage you have in that. Good job, Julie! Cool the way you put together one piece then cut it up. See you tonight! Carol

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  2. Great results from the quilt show. I think above anything we all had lots of fun. I love hanging the quilts and seeing the show come alive.

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