Experiment in Neutrals by Sbbquilter
This piece was inspired by an embroidery pack that I won so I wanted to see how I could use it layered over a pieced design. The top is pieced with neutrals from stash, mix of batiks and cottons. The intent of the embroidery stars was to add interest to the quilt top. Learned a lot about embroidery - removed french knots from star edges on some designs as they were too thread intensive. Next time with stabilize with additinal layers of wash away as there was a great deal of distortion. Quilting was a real challange due to distortion - I chose to put a base design in each block using Aurafil (color to blend with background) on top so that it did not interfere with the embroidery but I did not have to quilt around or avoid the embroidery.