I’ve been creating more quilted art postcards with tiny, quirky houses. Each home has it’s own unique personality.
I especially like the woven roof of the postcard above. The embroidered flowers were begun one day when my niece was visiting. She showed me how to embroider – she had just been taught at her school!
The houses are fused using hand dyed and commercial cottons. I’ve used some of the techniques taught by Laura Wasilowski.
I was also influenced by some quilts I saw this summer at the Paradise District Quilters’ 30th Anniversary Exhibit. One of the members is Celeste Thibodeau-Stacey from Paradise, Nova Scotia. Her work was cheerful, happy and quirky.
This piece is a town in Newfoundland, hugging the “rock”.
The lighthouse is bending with the prevailing wind and the houses too seem to have been sculpted into shape by the winds!
Hand dyed perle cotton in a couple of different weights have been used to add fun details.
This house has settled down for the evening.