Wednesday, July 2, 2014

WIP Is Done!

Here is the story:
My son's friend loves the band "Rebelution" and her favorite 
album is  "Peace Of Mind". She asked if I could make the cover of this album into a quilt for her.

Below is the album cover and one of their songs.
They are a mix of rock, world & reggae. 

Click to hear and see the cover

My thought was 
SURE-It looks simple enough!

Here are the stages of progress.
My son inherited the artsy gene, 
so he helped me paint the back ground fabric.

The levels for the background were painted, 
diluted, blended and highlighted.

Then it was onto applying the applique. 
I kept the pieces down with allot of quilting.
This is intended for a bed.

The water falls has Angelina fibers and crystal powder in it.

On the album there looks to be underground rivers.

And then the Quilting!


  1. Oh Helen! I can't even find the words! This is so awesome! Cati is one very lucky, lucky girl!! :) Just love reading about your process with this quilt. The quilting is spectacular. I could look at this for the rest of the day!

  2. It is such a beautiful work of art Helen! You out did yourself! Cati is very lucky to have such a beautiful quilt and artistic friends. Well done my friend, well done.


  3. That's an amazing creation! So alike the album cover. I wonder how many hours were put into this quilt...
    Your quilting is simply gorgeous. I love the quilted star. It was very clever to change the patterns with the background colors. The title letters are amazing. The spiralling feathers flow beautifully across the fabric.
    This is indeed a piece of art.

  4. What a special project - you all did a great job!

  5. Beautiful quilt. I like the way the fabric was painted to get the effect you all were looking for. You captured the album nicely. Great job on the quilting, excellent work.

  6. Wow...very talented lady you are! Unbelievable! And must have patience for this work of art. I don't possess that much patience. Great job!! I'm betting Cati is thrilled with it!

    Thanks for sharing!

  7. Wow! I am so impressed! You really nailed it!

  8. Hi!!!! It really is amazing!!!! Wow!!!

  9. Now that is truly a one of a kind. Congratulation it is simply AMAZING!!

  10. Truly amazing! It looks brilliant. I can imagine his friends will want one now too...

  11. Amazing work! Truly amazing!! I have been sitting here looking at your pictures for the last fifteen minutes and the only word that comes to my mind is AMAZING. There are so many details, I don't even know where to begin...You did such a fantastic job!!

  12. Oh my! This is amazing and a true art quilt. I think you captured it perfectly and the quilting is just stunning. Thank you for sharing at Anything Goes Mondays!

  13. What a beautiful quilt. Your son's friend is very lucky.

  14. Spectacular! Amazing and one-of-a-kind masterpiece!
    Thanks for linking up!

  15. Jumping over from Anything goes Monday.. wow

  16. Helen, this is absolutely beautiful! I love it! Congrats! Thanks for linking up!


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