Saturday, September 4, 2010

My Redbud Tree

This quilt is really nothing super special - except a way to use one of my sun-dyeing prints that I did.   The center leaves are from my redbud tree - I laid them on the specially treated cyanotype fabric and put them in the sun for 15 minutes.   After rinsing, I got this gorgeous leaves print.   So I put it together with some strips of green fabric - meant to be random and not meant to be super straight or perfectly the same size - so as to represent the trees.    I quilted the veinage in the leaves and added 3 sets of beads to represent the little pink flowers that come first in the springtime on a redbud tree.   The small pink piping is from a piece of snowdyed fabric that I did last winter.

1 comment: