Thursday, 7 April 2011

Trend-Tex Challenge ' Quilting in the Forest' 2011

Trend-Tex Fabrics donates fabric each year as a fundraiser for the Canadian Quilt Association.
5 fabrics make up the kit ... the quilt maker designs a quilt based on those fabrics.
If you want to be in the running for the top Trend-Tex Challenge, you must use all five.
The remainder of the awards allow for an additional 3  fabrics to be used on the face of the quilt.
I added a yellow print sheer to the grass, copper sheer for the shadows and a green sheer over the gold for the hills.
Golden Shadows
I used 4 of the fabrics: gold, coral, green and burgundy. I did not use the lime green. Because I am on the Board, I am not able to compete for prizes ... so it doesn't matter if I don't use all 5 fabrics.
detail
On a walk through the forest, I saw this image of the late afternoon sun reflecting on the winter grass and silhouetted trees on the hill. I find that as an artist, images burn in my mind and seek to be transformed into a lasting memory.

All wall quilts become the property of the CQA/ACC and will be displayed at the Quilt Ontario Conference in May 2011. Reserve bids can be placed. The  wallquilts will be sold by silent auction ending May 28, 2011.

3 comments:

GailM. said...

It's beautiful.

Mihaela said...

Beautiful!!

Lori said...

Vivian, that is such an amazing quilt. So beautiful! Great job.