A celebration of home made things but especially quilts and wool
Tuesday, 13 December 2011
Machine Embroidery for Dummies
Machine embroidery: lotus blossoms
Mandala quilt: lotus blossom
I needed some gap fillers to distract from the blueness of the quilt but after the debacle of the knotty endless knots I knew I didn't have the patience to hand embroider any more. So I used the tracing paper technique to machine embroider these lotus blossoms which like everything else have a symbolic meaning, representing 'purity and enlightenment'.
Mandala Quilt at last!
As you can imagine, by now I was eager to get finished as I feel I have been looking at primary colours for too long, and dare I say am itching to play with pastels...so here it is in full technicolour splendour: de dah de dah: The Medicine Mandala Quilt (and who knows but it may have healing properties....)