Rusty Scissors Art Quilt For Sale. One off, unique pictorial quilt, featuring three pairs of scissors on a rust fabric background. This is an original small art quilt, made by Karen Platt. This art quilt is part of the River Don series inspired by the cutlery industry in Sheffield. No two designs are the same.
This Rusty Scissors Art Quilt has three appliqued scissors created from felted fabric. The scissors were created by making a template. The appliqued scissors are on a fabric background created uniquely from a patchwork of hand dyed, rusted fabric using metal bits bits found in the area. The applique also includes a padded circle. The background is machine quilted using different stitches for effect. It is my most heavily machine stitched piece to date.
The base colour of the rusty scissors art quilt is neutral, tea dyed and rust dyed fabrics. The felt fabric for the scissors was also rust dyed and is a re-purposed, recycled fabric. All the fabrics are pure cotton (except the felted wool). The thread used is pure cotton.
The art quilt is quilted onto a cotton wadding. It is ready to mount and frame. Therefore it does not have a backing fabric and it does not have binding. Alternatively, if you did not wish to frame it, you could back and bind it.
Measurements: This small art quilt measures 40 x 30 cm (length by width) (16 x 12 inches). It can be cut to size. It is perfect as a wall quilt to grace any home or office as wall decor.
Karen Platt is a teacher and hands-on quilter with specialities in colour and design. She makes all her quilts herself from research to design, machine or hand piecing and all techniques are executed by her. This is a series of art quilts of different types.
You can see more Karen Platt Quilts online. All work copyright 2020 Karen Platt.