Monday, September 19, 2011

Ellen's Crazy Quilt

I've finally got some close ups of the crazy quilt wall hanging I made for my daughter.

It was based on this photo:

First I traced the photo onto some satin and embroidered it a la Jenny Hart.

Ellen had input into what should be included. Of course her dog, Lola, which I beaded:

And Finnegan the cat:

Some of the details were just artistic. She liked this button and I stitched a paisley to tie into the colors.

I also tried out a few new techniques like these sequined flowers:

And the finish:

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