On my design wall

DSCN0372Last week, I showed you the fabrics I planned to use for my my entry to the Quilting Arts magazine Map It Out reader challenge.  I enlarged a map of the area where I live, and traced the edges of the riverbanks onto fusible web.  Once the river was in place, I used my gridded fabrics to denote residential (pink) and industrial (gray) areas.  I love the contrast of the natural lines of the river with the geometric shapes of the streets and parks.

Here’s how it looks right now.  I still have to add the major roads and railway tracks with satin stitching.  Then I’ll do some free motion stitching.  The finished size will be 12 x 10 inches.  TerryAske_Map_in progress

I have a lot more projects in the planning stages, but no pictures yet.  I’m going to a sew-in this Saturday, so I hope to have lots to show next week.

As always, I’m linking up with these blogs for WiP Wednesday.  Click on the buttons below to see all the people participating and check out their projects.

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11 Responses to On my design wall

  1. I love how your map quilt is shaping up. With you and Amy as inspirations, maybe we need a VMQG map quilt challenge!

  2. Wow!! Can’t wait to see more of this

  3. Kim says:

    looks fantastic! can’t wait to see it progress!

  4. pegsplace says:

    You are so talented Terry (?)! I saw that challenge but didn’t have the motivation to think, time too played a role. Your VMOG material in the previous post is lovely. I will have to check out that balck text. I love working with words!

  5. Lynette says:

    This is cool. I like the fabrics you used for the residential blocks and the industrial areas.

  6. This is going to be really fantastic – I LOVE the fabrics you’ve chosen.

  7. Régina says:

    You chose great fabrics for this interesting project!

  8. felicity says:

    Wow, Terry – this is super cool!

  9. I love the fabrics you chose for this map quilt, Terry … the finished art quilt is gorgeous!

  10. elle says:

    Congratulations. Your work is so inspiring!

  11. Holly says:

    Love the map quilt, Terry! I agree with Jessica, a map challenge for the VMQG would be very cool!

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