I decided last weekend to put into action what I had thought about doing for a long time: sew my appliqué, quilting and patchwork samples into a sample throw of some sort. We are encouraged on our course to present our work in different ways so I thought about doing this. Now I have actually done this.
I also put together a bag to store it in. It’s attached to the throw (cropped out of shot) and I transferred on the technique description for each section – thus providing a handy guide.
A few extra touches are up for consideration but I have decided to devote my time for the rest of the weekend on progressing with my final piece: the accessory. Things to add are:
– extra ribbons so that I can tie up the pocket opening when the throw has been folded in side.
– a tassel or other tied embellishment at each corner where the sections meet.
– a strip of cloth slip stitched to the top back of the quilt so that it can be hung up by a pole (this would be good if I had room at the end of term exhibtion or for a more permanent hanging in my studio)