This piece started out as a class sample from a Nancy Crow class. I didn't think that I would ever quilt it, but after making a couple of Powerline quilts, I changed my mind. We can do that, can't we? Here is the original piece.
I took a picture and printed it out in gray scale, then slashed with the paper version. I decided to insert a pop of color since the piece was all in black and white. Here were a couple of my ideas.
I liked the red one the best. It felt to me like this was a tall metal power pole close up looking at the city far away (maybe across a river?)
I slashed and added burgundy linen/cotton fabric, which really adds some texture, although it's hard to see in the picture.
I quilted it with both black and white thread in 1/2" straight line rows to represent power lines. It is finished with red/white/black print binding.
|Powerline #4 - Cityscape by Joanne Adams Roth|
Now, I like it and I hope you do too!