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Old 07-13-2012, 05:28 AM
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I have been practicing zendoodles on some leaves and because I have been watching the Art Quilt Challenge I decided to make an "art quilt" wallhanging. I have been trying to post on the Art Quilt Challenge thread and for some reason it just will not work, so I thought I would post it here.

I highlighted the zendoodles with gold Lumiere paint because I didn't choose thread with a high enough contrast. Wendy, Susan and Linda asked how I did this, I really can't tell you that. I have been looking at sites and utube for the last week or so and practicing on paper until I got brave enough to try the FMQ. Surprisingly it was easier than I thought. Maybe because I am FMQing much slower and smaller than I usually do. Anyway, here is one of the papers I practiced on and photos of the wallhanging.

PS: I really like the Lumiere paints. Bought them last year at a quilt show but had never used them!
Attached Thumbnails zendoodle-practice-sheet-7-2012.jpeg   zen-orange-leaf-w-gold-paint.jpeg   zentangle-purple-leaf-detail-6-2012.jpeg   zen-art-quilt-w-gold-paint.jpeg  
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Old 07-13-2012, 06:14 AM
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​Wow, very pretty! I think it looks great as a wallhanging.
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Wow is right.
I have been doodling also
but not brave enough to try on fabric
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Love what you did on this one. It is just gorgeous. I know the people over on the art challenge thread would love it too. You technique is looking soooo good. I know I often have trouble with FMQ not coming out 'right'...it's a good reminder to slow down. That's always hard for me.

So sorry it wouldn't go up on the other thread. That is odd. I will try and see what that problem was for you. Don't give up on that thread it is so much fun to try and hear about new ideas.
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I'm not normally "into" art quilts but I may have to change my tune after seeing this beauty! It's stunning & I LOVE it! Wow! If this is you "doodling", I'd love to see what happens when you really put your back into it!!!
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wow-you did great at the doodle quilting.I want to learn to do that
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Gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous. My mind is just boggled. I love FMQ. I am so Victorian. This tells me I have to get more modern. Just gorgeous.
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That makes a beautiful wall hanging. Your work is splendid! It is so pretty. You're my hero.
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It really is beautiful. So the Lumiere paints are a sparkly fabric paint? It is so stunning and really highlighted everything so well. I'd say you have FMQing and zendoodling down pat!!!!!
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A beautiful art quilt. I love it.
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