Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Cultural Fushion...embroidery added on Elderberry Wine Art Quilt...

Today I'm adding embellishment; hand stitching, to my art quilt, Elderberry Wine.  Hand embroidery adds beautiful texture.
I've also found an interesting book; Cultural Fushion, by Sujata Shah. The book is a collection of 15 
modern quilts by Shah using traditional, contemporary and artist ideas to make her unique style.
What really draws me to this book is the fabulous, fearless way she uses color in her quilts.
I'm buying her book today, I will write more on it and I plan to use her book as a spring board for  experiments and projects in the future. Say yes to inspiration, no to 'the same old, same old'. If you need some ideas for color use, I highly suggest you look at this book.
This is Work in Progress Wednesday.


  1. I seriously think you could write a book on the use of colour - I know I've said before how much I like what you do with colour.

    1. Thank you, MA, I appreciate your encouragement. I think that is one of the best things we can do with our words!

  2. I have to agree - Hand embroidery adds beautiful texture! Beautiful!

  3. Thanks, Pamela, I enjoy your photos of all your excursions in, , talk about beautiful!

  4. i just LOVE the pink in your quilt, even some of the quilting is in pink!