Thursday, October 8, 2009

Watch Out, Crazy Curves Ahead ..........



Using this book by Elisa Wilson,












And her templates,








I made these quilts. They are quilts #35 and #36. I named them "Crazy Curves". (Boring and predictable, I know, I guess I used all my creative energy on the quilts!)



I made this quilt for a girlfriend, it now lives in Boulder, Colorado.


I made this quilt for me. The lines in the border are thread. I had just taken a class with Libby Lehman and was really feeling the need to do something with thread.


The inner border is paper pieced.


Here's a close-up of the quilting. I asked the quilter to go for something wild, free, and artsy. I am very pleased with what she did.

I love this quilt. It just screams, "Thelma is a fiber artist" at the top of its lungs. I'm conservative, I'm a CPA, I'm a rule follower, I'm always on time, I'm boring. This quilt is so "Un-Thelma like". I don't even consider this project a quilt, to me it is art.

My first real piece of art.


This masterpiece lives in my bedroom.....

it deserves better!!
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4 comments:

  1. Good for you for going out of your comfort zone. That is awesome. I'm terrified of curved piecing.

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  2. When will you tell the story of your QW challenge from last year? That is really a spectacular quilt, especially given the challenge! It looks great in your picture....

    Your quilts look great, and Nicole is right: you ARE the nicest person, your projects are beautiful, your talent is considerable, and I do so wish you well! AND I love your Halloween socks!

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  3. You are such a talented quilter. I love the batiks.

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  4. Fantastic colors. Batiks are always gorgeous in warm fall colors.

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