Thursday, October 14, 2010

CQ 4x4s

These are the CQ 4x4s that I created to swap.  I sent them out yesterday.
They are four inch square and each one is a stand alone bit of art with bits of fabric, threads, and beads.

Scraps of fabric were stitched to a Peltex base with the stitch and flip method.  I started with hand embroidery and switched to machine.  The beading was all done by hand.  Unfortunately, you can't see all the beads in the pictures.  But they're there.

In exchange, I have received these:


The Vegetarian Hunter said...

OMG!!! These blocks have me drooling with jealousy! They are absolutely fantastic! I love love love the ones you made, the ones you got - all of them are so wonderful!
I need to get my butt in gear and make some.
Great post, thank you so much for sharing!!

Beth said...

I can't wait to see which one is MINE!!! it will be a tough 2 weeks or so.

I think I will have to get out the ones I've received so far for a viewing.... (really there are supposed to be 9?)

Jan said...

They are all lovely. I would be hard pressed to pick one given a choice. I'm sure all your recipients will be thrilled with their trades.

susan m hinckley said...

Your 4X4's are lovely. I can't even decide which group I like best. I've looked at them several times, but every time I think I've made up my mind, something new catches my eye. Wish I were in the swap!

kathew said...

wowee- glorious work! I too am a quilter but not in the same ball park as you...inspiring work!