Monday, December 13, 2010

What if - 3

What if I cut both horizontally and vertically?

The first thing that happened is that it looked boring - so the verticals quickly gained some movement! But I also noticed that, because I started with a set of strips the darkest fabric took centre stage rather than being randomly distributed across the piece. Time for another, very carefully placed cut:

Now the fabric is a little rigidly placed but this seems very crude.  However using a carefully chosen palette of like minded fabrics, this could create an interesting background or resting place in a quilt (Colour reuction courtesy of GIMP not the sewing machine!) :

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