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Denman Island, British Columbia, Canada
Jean Cockburn retired from her professional career as an academic librarian in 2008 to become a textile artist living on Denman Island, British Columbia. She draws, quilts, embroiders, knits and crochets, makes wearable art, weaves baskets, dyes fabric, and paints watercolours. Her work has been exhibited locally in juried and group shows on Denman Island, in Courtenay, Comox, and Duncan on Vancouver Island, in West Vancouver, and across Canada with the Surface Design Association.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Another Fingerprint panel mini quilt, colour theory, and hand quilting

Like yesterday's mini quilt, this piece uses a Fingerprint fabric for a centre panel. This fabric is the Peabody Bird.
The colour scheme is a sophisticated one, a triad of three colours equally spaced on the colour wheel: red-violet, yellow-orange, and blue-green in different values.
The turquoise 4 inch flying geese were designed so the points float on the background. Love how this turned out!
Hand quilted in #8 perle cotton.

Back of the mini quilt.

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