Friday, 13 January 2017

Burnt Leaf Quilt - Work in Progress


I'm working on the final version of my burnt leaf quilt. In the last couple of days I have fused organza with a soldering iron to make a stripy fabric.


I cut this diagonally and then fused it to some felt before cutting out the leaf shape. No sewing or glue here, just melted together with the soldering iron.



I then distressed the leaves front and back with the heat gun.





I'm now working out how to incorporate some eco-dyed silks, lino prints and vintage paper with the leaves into the final design.




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