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A 3rd Figure Drawing on Fabric

After months of delay, I made another quilt journal page today, my 3rd for the week.  I really wanted to play with some of my figure drawing images on fabric, but just couldn't get started.  I'm sure that I was afraid that I couldn't successfully make what was in my mind.  So I had to force myself to select an image, resize it, print it, and pretend that I was just going to practice some stitching.  Of course I got excited when I started and now I think I'll be able to continue work on this series.

I am exploring ways to transfer figure drawings of a pregnant model to fabric and only using my own dyed fabrics for the quilt.  The image on the right was a watercolor and ink drawing I did in my sketchbook of a sculpture by the Israeli artist Ruth Bloch.  I transferred the JPEG to EQ Printable fabric with an Epson photo printer.  The seated figure was a fused applique using WonderUnder.  The image was stitched using free motion quilting.


                                             Size 8.5 X 11 inches


This is so very cool!!!

This is excellent - love the composition, the creative colors and shapes - this is so excellent that I don't know what to say! Wow. I understand freezing - wanting everything to be just so. This happens to me all of the time. I am glad you worked through it because the result is astounding!

I'm loving your quilt journal pages, as well as, your drawings and watercolors! Thanks for sharing pictures and processes! :)

So wonderful. Of course I ran upstairs to find the big set of fabric paints that I already had and hadn't used. Soon, I will try fabric painting and stitching technique. But, this piece raises the bar!

What a wonderful project. I'm so glad you're moving forward with it. It's just spectacular! nancy

Beautiful colors and composition on this!

Another great little quilt. It's really neat you've found a way to enjoy the figurine and sketches you've done before in this new way.

Wow! Shirley these quilts are fabulous (and I'm not even a quilt fan!) - I really like what you've done with them ad the fluidity of your figure.

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