|Delores discussed many options for embellishing quilts.|
|Fabric beads and silk ties were re-purposed |
to embellish this small wall hanging.
|Delores Dady (right) showed examples of beaded embellishments on quilts. |
She referenced "Creative Quilting with Beads," a book in which
fellow guild member, Veronica Hofman-Ortega (left), had a project.
This art quilt is embellished with re-purposed silk ties, tie labels, beaded buttons and eyelash yarn.
|Embellished quilt with recycled materials.|
|Betty embroidered the Dresden motif on a pillow|
to coordinated with the Dresden Plate quilt.
|Hand embroidered crazy quilt blocks.|
Other options for creative embellishment came during Show and Tell. Cristy Clark (left) used a fused foil technique to embellish a summer dress. Joanna Lienti (right) recycled and overdyed a shirt to extend its life.
|Cristy Clark (left) with embellished dress.|
Joanna Lienti up-cycled a man's shirt by overdoing it.
|Ginny explained various appliqué techniques.|
|The August program provided examples and tips for appliqué.|
|Applique created from a drawing in a children's coloring book.|
|The buttonhole stitch is one option for covering raw edges.|
|Janet shows pieces from a workshop with Gwen Marston.|
|Melody's art quilts on painted box frames.|
|Betty's 4-patch kaleidoscope quilt.|
|Hand quilting on a Gee's Bend style quilt.|
|Hand quilted nine patch bed quilt.|
|Close-up of hand quilting.|
|Modern style sailboat quilt.|
|Strippy Cuddle Quilt in a rainbow of colors.|
|Appliquéd holiday door hanging.|
|Improvisational piecing with gentle curves.|
|Four-patch kaleidoscope quilt.|
|Beautiful hand appliqué bed quilt featuring fruits.|