Grape Picking

DFeganGrapePickingQuiltography3This quilted piece is for the QAK quiltography 2015-2016 challenge.  This is piece number three based on the photo below provided by the Lexington photography club.  For my interpretation, I gave the girl red hair to represent the red from the leaves.  After quilting and attaching to my canvas I added leaves.  The leaves are made from fussed fabric and quilted then hand sewn to the quilt.

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Here is a picture of the pieces fused together without any stitching.IMG_5840

More Birds

All these birds have found homes with friends and family.

Black capped chickadee before and after thread-painting.

back and front of goldfinch.

Rufus Hummingbird before and after  thread-painting.

Baltimore Oriole Before and after thread painting