Last week I shared my blue Shibori Sea postcards. When I was pulling out the scraps to make them I could lots of other colors of "sky" fabrics and got a little carried away. But I use my postcards so fast that making a lot of these simple designs wasn't a bad idea. Each set is simple: sky fabric (all are leftover postcard backing fabrics), sea Shibori fabric, yarn horizon and one element in the sky. I added a gull in the blue cards. In this one I used a metallic thread to stitch a hint of clouds in the sky.
I have 2 sewing machines in my sewing room. One is all set up for postcards and the other is set up for making dog blocks. I can sit down to work on either project without having to move anything. My mood can dictate what I work on.
I only made a couple of these cards because I only had two pieces of the sky fabric. But I'm really happy with how they turned out. I'm calling them Autumn Sea.
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I'm Vicki Welsh and I've been making things as long as I can remember. I used to be a garment maker but transitioned to quilts about 20 years ago. Currently I'm into fabric dyeing, quilting, Zentangle, fabric postcards, fused glass and mosaic. I document my adventures here.
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