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In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries

APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries

Aboriginal Skies
Betsy Brandt-Kreutz - Olympia, WA

The dots in aboriginal art and cloud formations inspired this piece. I wanted energy to flow through it which was accomplished by the colors and sizes of dots. Cotton fabrics, thread, interfacing, fusing, acrylic paint.

APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries

Floriade
Vicki Lynn Casagrande - Nampa, ID
The challenge fabric reminded me of a vase my mom used to love to put her fresh cut flowers in. Challenge fabric cotton & beads. Hand appliqué, my design.

APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries Fish out of Water
Opal Cocke - Camano Island, WA
APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries

Blue Squared
Kathy Craig - Woodinville, WA
Inspired by challenge fabric. Blue and white cottons used.

APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries

R and D
Gloria S. Daly - Duncan, BC
Inspired by wild flowers in the university gardens. Embroidery floss.

APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries

Whirling #2
Gretchen Engle - University Place, WA

APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries Camelot
Trudie Ferreira - Camas, WA
Inspired by the challenge fabric itself and the Jason Yenter Camelot series from In The Beginning fabrics. Challenge fabric, other fabrics, Lite Steam-A-Seam, Soft & Bright.
APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries Multifarious Verdure
Carol Fish - Snohomish, WA
I learned miniature landscape quilts from Joyce Becker through a Busy Bee Quilter’s Guild class. I used her technique along with thread painting that I learned from Judy Irish. I love the Asian fabrics. Cotton fabric and batting, tulle, cotton and rayon thread.
APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries The Yum Yum Tree
Delaine Gately - Gig Harbor, WA
I am a spontaneous construction quilt artist - it just happens. Designer threads, yarns, tulle, silk flowers, wool, beads, bits and pieces of colorful silks, etc.
APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries Eclectic Equines
Susan Goodhope - Vernonia, OR
Inspired by a lifelong love of horses and their infinite variety.
APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries Ain’t Never Been to Baltimore
Judie Hoyman - Greenbank, WA
I had been saving this piece of Kaffe Fassett fabric for an “updated” Baltimore Album wall hanging. I knew the moment that I saw the Challenge Fabric that it was time to get busy. Commercial and hand-dyed cottons, cotton batting, embroidery floss.
APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries

Moon Flowers
Catherine Jarett - Moraga, CA
When I saw the fabric I was immediately reminded of a moonlit garden. The flowers are floating down in the moonlight into my fantasy koi pond. Cotton, silk.

APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries Let Your Dreams Fly!
Susan Kelley - Kent, WA
APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries In The Beginning
Sara McDaniel - Gig Harbor, WA
A world with no boundaries, with a view of Alaska and Washington, where I've lived most of my life and a quilted ocean is what popped into my mind when I read about the Challenge and saw the fabric. Fabric, thread.
APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries

Grandma’s Chinese Bowl
Carol Miller - Mercer Island, WA
The blue colors and floral pattern reminded me of a bowl my grandmother had. She never used it for flowers though! Cotton fabric and thread, silk thread, metallic and Sulky metallic threads, cotton, embroidery floss, Isacord, chenille yarn, wool yarn, silk ribbon, wired ribbon, blue pencil.

APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries Garden Gate
Helen Oakland - Port Townsend, WA
Walking past a sunny garden, looking through the gate from the street - a welcoming sight! Cotton fabric.
APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries Antique Map
Barbara O’Steen - Seattle, WA
Inspired by a photo of an ancient map where the background reminded me of the challenge fabric. Machine pieced and quilted, faced circles, fusing appliqué, hand painting, painting, drawing. Used coffee, tea, and bleach to look well used on the ship, and patched with new pieces. 100% cotton fabrics and batting: commercial (new and recycled).
APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries Eve in the Garden
Sally Perry - Aloha, OR
In the beginning and “eclectic garden” suggested only one thing to me à “Eve in the Garden.”  So I used the garden fabric, and small pieces from my stash to build the tree and the serpent. Cotton fabrics, cotton floss, rayon floss & ribbon.
APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries

Steps in the Garden
Kirsten Peterson - Tacoma, WA
Inspired by my father’s flagstone patio and the light of the full moon! Eclectic Garden fabric line, batiks backing, poly batting.

APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries

Best Use of a Rainy Afternoon
Barbara Polston - Phoenix, AZ
Inspiration came from memories of Grandma’s Blue Willow China - and the challenge fabric. Commercial AND batik fabric, chantilly lace, lace trim, ribbon.

APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries

HOPE
Kathleen Pulici - Poulsbo, WA

Inspired by a poem by Emily Dickenson. Challenge fabric, other fabrics, buttons, cording, batting, thread.

APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries

Victorian Vase and Flowers
Lorna Richardson - Eureka, CA
The fabric suggested a Victorian style vase. The vase was a combination of styles, and patterns in my collection of patterns. Cotton fabrics and wool batting.

APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries My Blue Butterfly
Colleen Robert - Harrisburg, OR
Inspired by the colors and butterflies in my garden. Warm & Natural batting, cotton and cotton poly fabric.
APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries Ever the Bridesmaid
Claudia Rollins - Colfax, WA
Inspired by the challenge of how to simplify a very complex, multi-layered image. Quilters Dream Orient, Sulky thread, various beads and ribbons, satin and velvet.
APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries Stargazer
Darla Running - Blaine, WA
Materials used: cotton fabric, poly batting.
APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries Looking Through The Blue
Shirley Sandoz - Nordland, WA
I saw an arch shape on a quilt in a magazine. I liked the unusual shape and the visual interest that resulted, so I produced my own arches over a light blue background and added the bride to provide something else to look at.
APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries

Moonlight Magic
Janet Sears - Lacey, WA

Looking at the familiar in the moonlight gives a very different picture. Cotton, beads.

APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries Blue Willow Square
Suzette Sims - Olympia, WA
Inspired by blue willow quilt pattern in Spring 2010 America Quilts. 100% cotton.
APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries Fractured Garden
Nancy Watts - West Linn, OR
I like “colorwash” quilts. In The Beginning cotton, cotton batting, superior silver metallic thread.
APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries Never Forget
Karen Winther - Seeley Lake, MT
Inspired by Tenth Anniversary of 9/11/2001. Inspiration is a commemorable heart ornament by Christopher Radko. (Brave Heart)
APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries Jason's Arrangement
Lynn Woll - Tacoma, WA
A spring arrangement of happiness! Commercial fabrics, hand -dyed fabric, beads, machine appliqué.
APWQ In The Beginning Fabric Challenge Entries

Rainstorm in the Eclectic Garden
Heidi Zielinski - Stevensville, MT
Used beading to portray the summer rains and black fabric and cutouts to simulate stormy skies. Cotton fabrics, glass and stone beads, cording.

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