36" x 48"
Well....today is my day for an artist interview on their blog Dinner at Eight Artists. Check it out!
And, I thought it would be the perfect day to reveal my quilt. Be sure to click on the photos if you would like to see a larger picture! I always love to share the story behind my work, the inspiration that set my creative juices in motion. However, I thought it would be interesting to hear your thoughts this time. What does this image evoke for you? What story does it tell for you? Leave your comments! I will post the story behind this one next week.
|close up of the quilting in the sky|
|detail of the window|
What you are looking at below: The blue fabric was stamped with the window block motif: a small wooden block with the center carved out and a separate stamp for the cross in the center. The blue is then bleach discharged. Without boiling out any wax yet, I dye paint the inside of the windows, some with red, some with green. Then after the dye has dried, I paint over the green and red windows with wax to protect them from the next round of dyeing. This set was then dyed turquoise, and eventually the wax is boiled out in a giant pot.