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2/02/2017

Four-in-Art Reveal

I belong to a quilt group called Four-in-Art. Every 3 months we reveal individual quilt projects we have designed based on our yearly theme and a quarterly sub-theme. This year our theme is Light. This quarter's sub-theme was Shimmer. 

I had some silver lame in my sewing room that I wanted to use. I backed it with fusible woven interfacing for stability. I wanted to use batiks in blues and teals for a watery effect. I had two tries that didn't please me. My final try was what I had envisioned. So here is my 12 inch square quilt:

Shimmering Ponds

The 4 blocks were paper pieced. I randomly placed the lame in the pineapple block.
The day I photographed this, the sun was shining and the snow was fresh and white. 
I was pleased with the shimmering effect in the photo. 

I appreciate you visiting and welcome comments. 
I am a day late in posting, but if you have not seen the other members' quilts, 
here are links to their posts.

Betty        Sun Shimmer, Filtered
Camilla         http://faffling.blogspot.co.nz/
Catherine         http://www.knottedcotton.com
Janine         http://www.rainbowhare.com
All of our blocks are on our blog, Four-in-Art.
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7 comments:

Needled Mom said...

Lovely piece!

Catherine said...

Oh this is gorgeous! I love the placing of the silver in among those teal fabrics, and the shimmery watery feel of it.

Janine @ Rainbow Hare said...

This is a really beautiful piece. Those blues give a lovely watery effect and the silver shimmers make me think of the sun shining on the sea :)

OPQuilt said...

I really like the slivers of silver in between the beautiful blues of this little quilt. A real success!!

Camilla said...

Definitely shimmering! The random placement of the lamé is especially effective! Sorry to be so slow to comment Nancy.

lindaroo said...

Yes! The shimmering ripples in water are lovely!

Nadine said...

At first glance, I thought I read Simmering and not Shimmering and I thought what I fun name it is. Shimmering is equally delightful! At one point in time, I really wanted to have the job where you get to name paint and nail polish colors. What a fun job!