Sunday, March 25, 2018

Roadtrip SH8: Lindis Pass


The second mini quilt in my roadtrip series, inspired by our trip down State Highway 8 back in October last year.

This one represents the Lindis Pass, which has a unique grassy, tussocky, hilly landscape filled with power pylons from the hydro dams in the Mackenzie Basin.


I appliqued the landscape, using machine stitching to add textures to represent the different plants and fencelines etc; I hand stitched the long stitches of the pylon - it just needed to be a bit more to the centre seam (but at the time I thought I would be overlocking the edges, however in the end I decided to try a faced backing, which meant I lost a bit more of the side seam than I had planned for).

It's 9"x8" in size.

Linking up to share with Crazy Mom's Friday Night Finish Up! Have a good weekend everyone!




6 comments:

  1. You've been very creative with this piece. I love all the different stitches you used on the landscape. And a faced binding as well! I've seen this before, but I've never had the opportunity to try it yet.

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    1. Thanks, I need a bit more practice with the faced backings so hopefully my technique will improve with the other minis in the series.

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  2. That little (?) quilt turned out great!! LOVE all the textures, too.

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    1. Oops, yes, forgot to put in the size (9"x8") - was fun to try something different.

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