February 29, 2012

WIP Wednesday


So, you'll remember on Monday, I had drawn out my trees on paper.  Since I was out of Steam-a-Seam, I actually used that paper as my template for my trees.  I did so by brushing thinned out craft glue onto the fabric, laying my paper template over top and cutting it out.  Which meant I had fabric with paper glued onto it when I was done.

And so later that day, BSP called out from the bathroom: "Honey, there's a tree in the sink. Should I wash my hands in the kitchen?" :)






After I had carefully dried out my fabric trees, I even more carefully sewed them down to my base.  (Those tiny little branches were VERY fiddly.)




The next layer is composed of two more trees... which I once again drew out on tracing paper...




referencing my original sketch of focal point, land and water.

Come by on Friday to see the finished product!
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14 comments:

  1. Kit, what beautiful art! :) I adore the photo of a tree in the sink and thank you for sharing BSP's call for direction. How completely adorable and supportive. :)
    ~Christina in Cleveland
    PS You have redefined "fiddly". :)

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  2. The tree sitting in the sink is just beautiful and your husband's quote should be submitted to handmaderyangosling!

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  3. Your trees look like they are dancing in the moonlight!

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  4. Very nice job, Kit-and very inventive tith the glue and paper! Where there'a will, eh!

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  5. What an intruiging piece...love it

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  6. Wow! How wonderful!

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  7. Incredible piece!!! Bravo!!!
    Stay inspired!

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  8. Kit - a beautiful tree!!

    This is building up beautifully.

    Hilary

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  9. I'm really likin' this. The trees seem to be dancing. Very lighthearted.

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  10. So beautiful...the quilting is amazing.

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  11. Ha ha...I love that your husband asked about the tree...too funny. Your quilt is beautiful:)

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  12. Me ha hecho pensar usted sobre la INTENCIÓN y como uno puede llegar a ella.

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  13. Perdón , pensé que si esto terminado no es su intención? ,pero no creo que no ...

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  14. Susana,

    Aún no está terminado todavía. Casi!Y gracias - "intención" es la palabra del año. :)

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