April 21, 2009

Twilt Tuesday Brings Just a Hint of Summer

Posted in Silk Ribbon Embroidery, Twitter Quilts...Twilts tagged , , , , at 6:29 AM by Shelley Swanland

The Bloggers Quilt Festival Spring 2009 is still going on so please visit Amy’s site and the over 400 entries and my entry, Memories & Merlot, as well.

Just a Hint of SummerIt was over 90 degrees here yesterday and is supposed to be again today. Then it should cool down to normal spring temperatures again. That was enough to remind me that Summer is just around the corner.

“Just a Hint of Summer” features an embroidered Sunflower of hand dyed silk ribbon, pearl cotton and beads on crinkled batik fabric with lots french knots in the Sunflower center.

Just a Hint of Summer Detail

The sunflower batik has beads added and the purple insets are pieced of multiple purple batiks.

I hope that you have been working on a Twilt or two. These little pieces have really sparked my creativity in so many unrelated ways.

Read more: Twitter Quilts…Twilts.

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4 Comments »

  1. jules said,

    What a lovely piece

  2. jessica said,

    It’s hard to be away from the computer for a week at a time, I feel like I’m
    missing out on all the “latest” here!
    How beautiful! Your embroidery is stunning!
    I love these colors together – what a piece of art!

    I’ll be back to Twilting soon, I’ve been out on lots of country roads and taking pictures…….it’s all so inspirational!

    ~ Jes

  3. Caycequilter said,

    What a gorgeous twilt. How do you come up with these cute ideas? Wow.
    (Following you on twitter…)

    • Wow, wish I knew. I just love what I do and appreciate the compliments. Thanks for following me on Twitter! It’s a strange new world out there!!


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