Batting on

I really like batting (wadding to our English pals). It’s soft and friendly. Why hide it inside the quilt always?

It’s got enough body to be sculpted,folded batting in a long banner form

…has enticing texture, and…closeup of stitch lines  compressing batting

 …takes colour!painted batting  

Expect to see more of it in my work. 

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Marking a curve

curved  lines of stitching on collaged fabric on  fuzzy battingCurved lines!! Stitched spontaneously without marking!!! This is something completely new for me. The works seemed to want it…I’m a bit doubtful, but  it’s early in the process.  Samples would have been a good idea. Think of all the unpicking if I don’t like it…curved  lines of stitching on collaged fabric on  fuzzy batting