I am finally back at work in the sewing studio! I spent the weekend working on an art quilt featuring my retro ornaments in jewel tones against a pure white background. To give the background visual interest I did some unevenly spaced matchstick quilting in white:
Here’s the finished background, it’s 32″ x 42″, give or take, here:
A closer look at all that yummy, uneven goodness:
The, I laid out the ornament placement and figured out what the main color for each would be:
Here I’m working on the layout of the ornaments:
Some more tweaking led to this, and then I had to stop or I would STILL be tweaking:
Here they are all stitched down:
And the best part, free motion machine sketching the ornaments!