Friday, January 6, 2017

Hope - Project Quilting

"Hope," art is 2.5" x 4" in a 5" x 7" frame, made by Pam Geisel for Project Quilting, Season 8, Challenge 1: Eight is Great, Jan. 2017 in Yellow Springs, Ohio

Challenge recap for "Eight is Great":

Since this is the eighth year for Project Quilting, your inspiration for this challenge is eight.

I had a lot of ideas for this project, so many that I had difficulty deciding which one to do. So I decided to look through my fabric stash and let it tell me. I dug into my hand-dyed fabrics and they wanted to be an flower with eight petals. I was also inspired by the local weather.

This is the view out my studio window today. Which is why I named this piece "Hope."

It is raw-edge applique with micro stippling in the green background with a variegated thread.

More about Hope

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To read more about Project Quilting, go here.

To see other entries for this challenge, visit the Eight is Great challenge link up.


Trish Frankland said...

I LOVE IT!!! <3

Janie Bettis said...

So pretty, Pam! Yes, Hope is the right name for it. ♥

PersimonDreams said...

When I Saw your inspiration picture I couldn't help but smile! It's too cold to even walk to our mail box - in the negatives so I totally need that flower of hope too! Thanks for joining in the fun again!

Pamela said...

Perfect for this gloomy and cold time of year!