Friday, February 6, 2015

Ecobundle to bird

 

You may remember my echo bundle adventure. Go here to see how I did this.

 

From trash to treasure

 

From trash to thrush (hermit that is) - the state bird of Vermont

Here he is after adding some brown dots using inktense pencils.

Now I just have to figure out where to put him and how to quilt him.

It's warmed up to 6 degrees right now (from -14 early this morning) so I may venture outside to grocery shop but the rest of the day will be hibernation and quilting. One good thing about living here, I have a good excuse to quilt all day :-)

Could be worse

 

 

7 comments:

  1. GORGEOUS! The shadings are so subtle, so beautiful. An amazing transformation. I want to go unwrap mine................

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  2. The bird is beautiful and the color variation in your fabrics really makes the bird very lifelike. Awesome.

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  3. Wonderful use of your ecobundle. He looks like you painted him. When I went back to see what you used I was amazed.

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  4. Inktense pencils are wonderful. This bird is really beautiful, he looks so serene. Stay warm.

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  5. Fabric, right? Have you thought of "quilting" him with hand stitch...seed stitch in particular, on his 'belly'?

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  6. Great use of your eco fabrics.

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  7. Fantastic use of the ecobundle. I agree with Margaret in that some hand stitches would do him justice.

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