The bluebonnet quilt– process over product

Back to the art blog after a few months of keeping a health blog–phew. It looks like we are in a quiet patch now, and I am out of harm’s way.

lots of rain made for lots of bluebonnets when I was there last week!

lots of rain made for lots of bluebonnets when I was there last week!

The bluebonnet quilt which my mom and I have been talking about since last Christmas and finally got a plan hatched for it this February (I had been painting in the winter months) is still in process.

painting 5" x 5" bluebonnets in watercolor

painting 5″ x 5″ bluebonnets in watercolor

the bluebonnet collaboration

the bluebonnet collaboration–the background fabric chosen

The process of working on this together is really the point now. Her energy is low and most of it goes to keeping herself strong enough to go to and from dialysis sessions. Lots of naps are filling in her former work/sewing time.

So my sister and I work on the steps we can and show Mom photos of the process.

bluebonnet transfers on table

bluebonnets watercolors transferred to fabric paper

My bluebonnet watercolors transferred to fabric paper

Maybe on the next trip, we can cut out the squares and pick some other fabrics.

Fingers crossed!

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2 Responses to The bluebonnet quilt– process over product

  1. Z LeBlanc says:

    Wow!
    I love the quilt and all of the Blue Bonnet paintings.

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