Thursday, January 3, 2013

Lines Study #1 on the Barn

      This is a great way to start 2013 with one workshop exercise completely pieced. I was unable to make the last cut as I only have one cutting mat here which is only 24x36. Well, I could have done it but I really didn't want to make that last cut in error.


©2013, Colleen Kole, Textiles. Line Study #1 on the Barn, 52x72



©2013, Colleen Kole, Textiles, Line Study #1 on the Barn, 52x 72




©, Colleen Kole,  Textiles, Line Study #1 on the Barn, 52x72




©, Colleen Kole, Textiles, Line Study #1 on the Barn , 52 x72

This was started in Sets and Variables #3 in October with the wonderful Nancy Crow teaching. This was an exercise varying line, shape and a value gradation. I hesitate to tell you more as that is part of the intrigue of taking her classes -not knowing exactly what the exercise is before you are there.  I can't wait to do more lines. Love them.

 I think I have 7 more workshop quilts from 2012 and I need to decide what is necessary for me to complete. Maybe they were truly just exercises and I need to take the ideas and move on.

Now to decide how to quilt it.

6 comments:

  1. Wow! You've jumped started the new year with a terrific piece. Go, Colleen, go!

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  2. Wonderful. Its such a great feeling to finish projects. Your very smart to prioritize what to finish and what to skip!

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  3. That looks great Colleen!I am excited to see what you have been up to lately!

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  4. Great way to start off the new year!! Love the Energy of this quilt!

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  5. What a great composition, and your line work is stellar! Love the introduction of lighter and brighter background pieces.

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