by Sandra | February 6th, 2010
I spent all day yesterday quilting the little Wren. The little quilt is not blocked yet and a bit wonky, it wasn’t completely ready for its close-up yet. I was kind of excited to show what a difference the quilting makes, rather than wait and show it after it was completely finished.
This is exactly why I love quilting so much, not only am I able to illustrate with fabric, but I love how the quilting brings those illustrations (applique) to life.
The Wren pre-quilting:
Did I mention how I test my birds with my cat? Clementine wasn’t feeling warm and fuzzy with the camera yesterday when I was trying to get a picture of her ready to pounce on the Wren as it was laying on my machine table. Clementine is no fool and if she is thinks the bird is real, I know I did it right. If not, I go back and try again. She is my official bird tester.
Today I will block this little baby, bind and then put it in the “done” pile and cross it off my long to-do list. That always feels good too.