My best friend asked me if I would make a piece for her infant son, my
godson Tavian. I knew his nursery had a nautical theme, so I thought I'd
base it upon that and created a sketch. You can see Alex's scribbles at
the top of it. I guess he was trying to help...
My workspace is still less than ideal, but hey, I make it work! I
started by laying out fabric from my stash. I don't use as much
commercial fabric in my other pieces, so it was fun for me to see what I
Here is a detail photo of it. I used fused applique. Machine stitched, but hand embroidered...
Didn't involve as much work as my handpainted fine art quilt pieces, but it was a lot of fun to create! My favorite part of it? The giant squid!