Friday, February 3, 2017
Tanya's Wall Hanging
Tanya paper-pieced this wall-hanging to give to her daughter. They always go to visit her during Easter, so it has a definite Easter theme. It's 26 x 29.
I did a stitch-in-the-ditch around each block and each element so make them standout, then did a dense fill around each to really make them pop.
Then I added a lot of detail:
pads of the feet of the bunny, and ridges on the carrot
accent lines on the wings and dress of the garden angel
A crack in the egg, ridges on the carrot, and petals for the flower
shingles on the roof, and curtains in the windows :)
I put feathers in the two borders to create some movement around the quilt:
The backing is the same dark blue as the outer border, and really shows off all the quilting: