Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Art with Fabric Day #3


Hello and Welcome to Day #3 of the Art with Fabric blog hop....
Hosted by Alida from Tweety Loves Quilting. Thanks so much for all your hard work!

Our theme for this Art Hop was "Earth" and we needed to make something in fabric that would show this theme. We took our inspiration from other artists.

When I thought of what did 'Earth' mean to me I first thought of my Father God who I love and believe that " the earth is His and the fullness thereof..." and how He brought balance and creativity to all things. I love spirals in nature, so I also wanted something with that in it too.





 I started thinking of making the symbol for the "Golden Ratio" or the Fibonacci Sequence which is evident in nature and their spirals....














I found an artist Sarah Grubb who had painted this amazing piece called the Golden Ratio and decided I also wanted to make one....











I also decided that I wanted it round like the Earth and it will be a symbol of balance and creativity.
I also found an image where the Golden Ratio was worked out in a circle....yaaay!
Only thing left was to convert it into a paper piecing pattern.

 This is my pattern of the "Golden Ratio"


I liked the idea of making each piece with a different fabric but still keeping it in the same colour group.



I sewed the free motion quilting lines with a gold thread and I wanted to keep it really simple, so there is only an outline in each of the quarters following the spiral. The background fabric I chose reminds me of the stars and other galaxies.

The fabric I used for the back has Cats all over it - because this one is a mini quilt for my assistant!!



If you would like a copy of the Golden Ratio pattern (really easy level) you can download it for FREE right here.....

I hope you will enjoy sewing it up....

Our other blogs that are showing their work today are:




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12 comments:

CJ Jolly said...

Enjoyed hearing the thought process of your Art/Mini
Thank you. <3

Cynthia Woodham said...

Beautiful and a very inspiring piece.

Heather Pregger said...

Beautiful! And I enjoyed reading about your process!

quiltedfabricart said...

what a great idea! and it really came out great - bravo!

Tu-Na Quilts said...

Hi, Janeen,
I was wondering what you were coming up with. So nice of you to offer it as a free pattern.

edith csokmay said...

What a beautiful piece and made even more so by describing your process. I really appreciate where this piece is coming from. Thank you for offering the pattern and especially for sharing this piece with us.

Jennifer said...

This is awesome -- I've always loved that piece by Sarah Grubb and am blown away by your interpretation of the Golden Ratio in fabric. Thank you for sharing this pattern!

Barb said...

I enjoyed your post....wonderful creation

AlidaP said...

Really beautiful!! I love how you integrated all those different ideas to create a piece that is totally yours!! Thanks for sharing your talent in this blog hop!!

sketchrs said...

Oh wow. I absolutely LOVE your quilt Janeen! It is awesome and I enjoyed reading your thought process behind it too. Thank you for sharing the pattern - love it. Ronelle

Anita Jackson @ Domestic Felicity said...

Very intriguing pattern! Bold and brave. I like it!

Dione Gardner-Stephen said...

Your quilt is very fascinating to look at and symbolizes so many things! Thanks for sharing the pattern.