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18 may. 2015

Blogger's Quilt Festival - Primavera/Spring 2015 - 2


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Blogger's Quilt Festival  -  Festival de cochas en los blogs

Una vez más, Amy de Amy's Creative side nos ofrece la oportunidad de exponer nuestros trabajos en este festival que se lleva a cabo en los blogs.
Once again, Amy, from Amy's Creative side offers us the opportunity to exhibit our works in this blogger's festival. 


Esta es la segunda de las dos obras con que participo en esta edición del festival: categoría "Art quilts". (La otra es Marilyn en la categoría "applique".)
This is the second of the two quilts I'm participating with in  this Festival's edition: the Art Quilts category. (The other one is Marilyn, in the appliqué category.)
¿Por qué categoria ART? Why Art Category? 
Aunque sigo haciendo colchas utilitarias (que es la esencia del patchwork: brindar calor y confort a partir de trocitos de tela), cada vez me atrae más el aspecto artístico, y este invierno hice una colcha representando una escena de la localidad donde vivo: el mercadillo de pulgas que se instala en la calle sobre el puente del río.
Although I keep making utilitarian, functional quilts (which are the essence of patchwork: supply warmth and comfort starting from scraps of fabric), i find the artistic side of quilting more and more appealing. This past winter I made a quilt depicting a scene of the town I live in: street flea market on the bridge over the river. 


Nombre Name :  Calle Real y Río Guadarrama
Tamaño Size 90 cm x 69 cm (35 1/2" x 27")
Diseño propio sobre una foto, también propia, del puente sobre el río Guadarrama a su paso por Collado Villalba.
My own design inspired in a photo that I took of the Guadarrama River at the point it crosses my town's (Collado Villalba) main street. 
Como lo hice:  con trocitos de tela aplicados con papel termofusible, trabajo de pintado con hilos de diversos colores, y acolchado, todo a máquina, en mi Elna 2800.
How I made it: small scraps appliquéd with the help of fusible web, thread painting, quilted on my (domestic) Elna 2800 . 


Aquí la foto que saqué desde otro puente (peatonal) sobre el río.Here you can see the photoo of the bridge taken from another bridge, a footbridge. 

Y aqu,í mi interpretación. And here, the way I interpreted it.

Lo bueno de este trabajo es que se pueden utilizar trocitos mínimos, de los que se desechan en condiciones normales. En este caso todo servía, y también los finales de las bobinas de hilos que parece que no van a servir... pero si son dos tonos, mejor que uno, y la mayoría de las veces no se necesitan grandes cantidades.
What I like of this kind of work is that it is possible to use up the smallest scraps, those that you would normally discard. In this case everything was useful, and so were those thread bobbins that are left with not much thread and leek like you are never going to use them again... but if it is two hues, better than one, and in most cases you do not need much thread. 

El pespunte con hilos de distintos tonos busca profundizar y dar sombras y luces.
Stitching with different thread colours gives greater depth and more tones of shades and light. 
Además, el acolchado más abigarrado en ciertas partes y en otras menos, también apoya el trabajo de dar luz y sombra y profundidad.
And quilting heavily certain zones and more lightly others also enhances the light/dark and depth work.


Por detrás se ven las puntadas del acolchado.
You can see the quilting stitches on the back.



Si te gusta, vota por mí entrando AQUI,
entre el 24 y el 29 de mayo.
If you like it, vote for my work HERE, 
from 24 to 29 May.
Y gracias de nuevo, Amy. La posibilidad de exponer mi trabajo mantiene el entusiasmo y la energía para las próximas ediciones del festival!
And Thanks again, Amy. The opportunity of exhibiting my work contributes to keep up the enthusiasm and energy for future editions of the festival!
Desde ya, muchas gracias por visitarme.
Thank you for visiting. 

33 comentarios:

  1. You live in a very beautiful place and this is a spectacular quilt! All your quilting detail is amazing. Good luck in the festival :)

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  2. You are very talented to have turned the photo into such a life like quilt. Your choice of fabrics and stitching are just amazing. There's so much going on in the quilt - I love it. I hope to be able to make something like that one day.

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  3. Quelle réussite encore ! Ton rendu est très maîtrisé et tu abordes encore une fois un domaine du patchwork où je ne me suis jamais aventurée... d'où mon admiration sans borne !
    Naturellement, je voterai pour toi !

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  4. What a great idea for a beautiful art quilt! I love your design, wonderful fabrics and GREAT quilting!!! My favourite part of your work is water of a river :)
    Greetings from Poland
    Kamila

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    1. Thank you! As I told Wendy, still lots to learn ...

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  5. Beautiful quilt. Love the quilting and I really like the way you interpreted the people and other elements with a loose style. Very effective. Such a great, original work of art!

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    1. Thank you. Next time I'll add some hand stitching too.

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  6. My goodness! It's stunning! When I saw the thumbnail photo, I thought it was a photograph. Beautiful job on depicting this scene in fabric. Your quilting really adds detail and interest.

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    1. Thank you. When I grow up, I 'll try my hand at making a coverlet like yours!!

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  7. Wow this is gorgeous! I love all your fabrics and little details, you did such an amazing job capturing the essence of the photograph!

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    1. Thank you. i still need to work on shadows and movement.

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  8. This is just incredible. I LOVE the back too! So much detail. And if googlemaps served me correct you are in Spain, right?

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  9. Thank you! Yes, i live some 40 km to the northwest of Madrid.

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  10. Wow! Such an incredible quilt! Love the stitching detail!

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  11. How wonderful! The thread-painting applique' is brilliant. Really captures the scene.

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  12. Oh Hilacha, it's gorgeous! Love the texture that the thread painting gives it.

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  13. I love your quilt and your blog, what you make!!! Thank you for your kind words on my blog. Double gifts this day for me!

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  14. wow, what an amazing quilt! Your thread painting/quilting is beautiful

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  15. You are a genius! Love this unique piece of art. You did such a great job, I immediately wanted to enter the picture and join the flea market. You catched the atmosphere very well!

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  16. oh so beautiful - it is like a painting from a distance.

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  17. Wow! I'm almost speechless. I love the detail and everything about this quilt. What an incredible work of art.

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  18. Thanks to all of you who commented! It really encourages me to strive on for better achievements.

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  19. Que linda! So beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

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  20. The detail in your quilt is amazing! I love it!

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    1. thank you! I saw your little fox and it's sooo cute!

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  21. This is just amazing. What beautiful work! You have so much great detail.

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  22. This quilt is amazing. Love the brick work

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  23. This is incredible! Your attention to detail is amazing!

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  24. This is beautiful!! Great work!!

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