Blogger's quilt festival - Improv leaves
Blogger's Quilt Festival time!!! Love this Festival and so grateful for Amy @ HERE for hosting it. This year I decided to go for it. I know my photos are not great but I so loved doing this project. This is a leaf diptych I made for a Christmas present for one of my sisters.  Please excuse the salmon colored wall behind! :(

I am going to enter this in the Art Quilt category HERE. I hope it is allowed to enter them together since they are meant to be together. Each part measures approx. 17"x 20".  Batik fabric used for all the components of the leaves. FMQing throughout on home machine. The entire project was seamed together (no applique) as free form improv piecing. I really don't like that salmon wall back there! Facing turned backing.

Up close quilting
I wish I would have taken better photos or I wish I knew how to use my new desktop to edit the photos but alas.... I am just going for it!

Please check out the Festival and see all the amazing quilts.


Jean said…
They are really pretty. I love them!
Sharon said…
Great art quilt! I always like leaves in designs
Your stitching is the perfect accent for the leaves!! LOVE IT!
these are great! I want to reach out and touch them, feel that amazing texture that you quilted in!
Great idea, Kris!!! I love that design.
CitricSugar said…
Gosh, these are pretty! Beautiful stitching.
Lorna McMahon said…
Wow! Improve pieced? You sure did an amazing job of that. And the quilting is such a compliment to the designs. What works of art! Very nice!
quilthexle said…
Beautiful - and I love how you quilted them!
Vickie said…
The quilting is perfect for this piece. Wonderful !
Jen said…
These are so neat! Your quilting is fantastic!
Hilary Florence said…
Lovely shapes and I like the way you change the quilting with each one. And I love the neutral colour scheme
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Carrie Wikander said…
I like this - it's quiet but lovely.
LA Paylor said…
oh aren't these nice, peaceful feel to them!
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