Saturday, 19 December 2015

Elephants, peacocks ...and paisley

a bohemian  saree quilt






Back ground cotton material (both colours) has some machine embroidered patterns and, I thought of incorporating them as well to the patterns I have in mind.



The applique designs  do not have any templates, I draw them free hand on each block, or on the material and as I sew. They will look different from one another, which is what I have in mind. I am using cotton (mostly) for applique; I have cut up couple scarves that I no longer use among other scarps.



This project will keep me busy during the holiday break ....




Happy holidays my friends !

Here's wishing  a white Christmas ........

Thank you for stopping by to have a peek,
till next time,
xox
Gaia


5 comments:

  1. Hmm, I like your sewing and stitching, Gaja. And all free hand! During holidays I hope there will be silence and time to start working with all the dyed cloth.
    Hope, you understand, trying to read and write more English, Birgit

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  2. the first elephant is so very rich looking, all very nice. Not so sure I want a white Christmas, actually we are having a very mild spell here has been warmer than some summer days

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  3. Your project looks very promising - the elephants, the peacocks -I look forward to seeing more of it soon.

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  4. This looks like a very interesting project Gaia - just right for the holidays :) Hope you have a lovely festive season - 'see' you next year!
    Alison x

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