Hand-printing for a quilt: textiles and prints

Posted by on Jan 31, 2019 in Discussion | 0 comments

hand printed textiles

This is the quilt from one angle – using up hand printed textiles – mono printing and screen printing onto calico – the hand-printed material is mixed with shop bought prints.

Patchwork and Quilting with Tracey Fernandes

I was using a variety of materials printed at West Dean and with Tracey – they were experimental prints. I did not print them with the other materials in mind. When I first put them together I thought that showed – so different from a conventional quilt and I was rather concerned – after all this is something to be used at home. 

complete view

quilt plan

different rows

Sew a row

I am warming to them now – the different rows  can work together with calico in between. 

 

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