Sunday, January 30, 2005

New Work #5

Sydney
26 X 34.5"
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Details of quilting


I wish the blog pictures could be finer resolution. But whaddya want for free? I ask myself.
The last four quilts were a group that featured colored schemes, or a limited palette. Obviously now I am back to 'All Color All The Time'.

My approach was to look for fabrics that I would use if THIS were the last quilt I would ever get to make. I wouldn't want to leave any of the 'best' fabric for someone else to use after I was done. Is that nutty? Maybe, but it definitely made me use all my faves.

I like the compositions as much as I like the full quilt. Hmmmm. Should that make me get simpler and simpler? Nope, because these are only pictures on a screen. In real life the whole piece looks just right. IMHO.

The title, Sydney is because I am unable to make up any artier name and like the knitters, I have decided to start referring to these non-pictorial designs by personal names.
So World, meet Sydney.

7 comments:

  1. I am very happy to meet Sydney. Perhaps I'm in love...and I'm looking forward to meeting siblings.

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  2. Somehow Sydney had me thinking of surfing. You know, waves, Sydney in Australia, brightly coloured beach wear...

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  3. When I saw the name Sydney, I automatically thought Opera House - the curves are like the shape of the sails, especially if you look at it sideways. Love the colours too.

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  4. Yes yes yes! It's faboo! And it does make me think "melody" more than the previous new works -- though those are equally spectacular... just different. And the quilting is amazing. I'm taking notes! Deborah

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