I am drawn ( literally ) to quilting's roots at the moment and have a bit of an obsession going on with freeform feathers. When I started quilting, these seemed completely unattainable to me. With the generous on-line help from skilled quilters, particularly Diane Gaudyinski, Sharon Schamber, Leah Day and Patsy Thompson, I've progressed through drawing….
although those right hand plumes look a bit more like segments of a satsuma now, this could be a new trend.
To stitched 6 x 4 samples
These samples were stitched on 80 / 20 wadding, with Bottomline thread in both top and bobbin, and with a 70 needle. Once I'd got the tension sorted out ( using that finger thing on the Bernina bobbin case that I didn't know why it was there) this was lovely to stitch with.
The white rings were from playing with the dye-discharge method using Milton, then re-inserting colour in to some of them using Artbars