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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.

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Yellow Pond-Lily quilt is complete

I finished the machine quilting of the Yellow Pond-Lily quilt. The Hobbs wool batting was a dream to quilt. Such fantastic stitch definition! I found the perfect backing fabric at the West Vancouver Fabricland closing out sale last month.

Detail of the quilting, showing water bubbles,  and of the binding.

Another detail of the quilting showing water bubbles and leaves.

Detail of the back showing binding.

The back of the quilt. You can see on the upper left the pond-lily quilting motif.

Detail of the back showing the leaf motif quilting.

The completed quilt. It is approximately 52 inches square.

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