Art Quilt- Stained Glass and Ferns- Featuring Sunprints by Sue Andrus
Stained Glass and Ferns Art Quilt- 34in. x 44in. in size, from the Stained Glass Series by Sue Andrus. "Stained Glass and Ferns" highlights a large central sunprint of an arrangement of ferns and flowers, over bright rainbow painted fabric. The sunprint, as well as the whole quilt, is framed with pieced stained glass looking borders, using many of my painted fabrics seamed with black thread. A large collection of sunprints are accented with fused crazy patch areas. The sunprints of many varieties of ferns, and feathery foliage, were done over fabric painted in different intensities of blues, pinks, and green, with some splashes of yellow.
This piece was constructed a bit backwards, as I started with the borders and filled in the central sections. The satin stitch seaming allows me to construct a piece from the inside out, or the outside in. Using black thread for the seams gives the stained glass look, while the ivory thread used in the accenting areas adds soft lines and blends in more. Hand guided machine quilting with clear thread add texture and more interest to the sunprints, and the crazy patch filler areas are quilted using a pastel variegated thread in a heart and vines design. The Stained Glass borders around the central sunprint and outside of this art quilt are also accented with a black yarn, with pastel colors through it, couched over the main straight seams. The piece is also bound using the same yard couched onto the outer edges in 3 layers. A hanging sleeve is attached to the back to hold a decorative rod or dowel to easily mount it to your wall.
This beautiful Art Quilt has been shown in art and quilt shows from New England to Texas, and has won a number of awards, including a first place at an art show in Syracuse, NY and two honorable mentions at quilt shows. This is the first art quilt I made using my sunprinted and hand painted fabrics with Stained Glass pieced borders and is the largest piece of wall art I have made. The colors of this Art Quilt can bring the look of calm summer skies and softly colored gardens into your home. It would be a wonderful, unique addition to any garden or nature lover's wall.
This a One-Of-A-Kind piece that can never be exactly duplicated due to the individual sunprints that each have their own character due to the leaves used and the drying conditions on the day they were created. Many of the prints were created during the construction process. I do most of my sunprinting during the Summer and early Fall months and attempt to end up with a wide selection of prints in various colors, shades and types of leaves. While working on this particular art quilt, I did not have the right prints in the right colors to fulfill the vision in my head, so I had to specifically print fabrics to meet my vision. It took a few tries, but all ended up working out!
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Pretty cards! Thanks for the extra one. :-)
Absolutely stunning work. Can't wait to share it with others.
WOW...this wall hanging is absolutely stunning! I'll have to find a place to create another collection and get some more. I just love Sue's work. She is truly gifted.
This quilt is gorgeous- my mom will love this Christmas, Irises are her fave. The extra gift of cards was really nicve.
Kudos to you