But first a closeup.
The pattern made from a photo I got online from a free to use public domain site
polyester fabric that was whith with long hair like stuff that I painted with a thinned out paint. Here it’s wet
Here it’s dry - pretty light but different shades which is how a heron is colored. So perfect!
Laying out the pieces after fusible has been applied and paper removed. See thru white fabric over the pattern for a base.
Quilting the moon!
Beak before shading
Originally the part around the eye was that lighter color. That was cut out of fabric but I thought it looked to much like a mask once it was on there. To small so I took a blue sharpie and colored in to make it bigger. But then it was to light.
Nothing some light blue thread can’t fix.
To me my favorite part of art quilting (well next to picking out the fabrics, and maybe the free motion part) is getting into a corner - a mistake or a how can I do that? And figuring out how to fix it or do it. It’s like a puzzle.
What’s your favorite part of quilting?