A strip pieced landscape with a confetti tree. (First time I've made a confetti tree - it was a learning experience!)

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Comment by Cathy Geier on February 8, 2015 at 4:40pm

Thanks everyone!  It was labor intensive but worth it for the results.  I'm pretty sure another is in my future. :)

Comment by Chris Michelle on February 8, 2015 at 3:58pm

This is stunning!

Comment by Ginny Andersen on February 8, 2015 at 3:06pm

Congratulations, Cathy! The confetti technique sounds intense, but so worth it for these beautiful results!

Comment by Cathy Geier on February 8, 2015 at 3:02pm

I just want to mention that I won the First Place ribbon at the AQS show in Albuquerque last month with this quilt! I was soooo excited! My experiment worked!

Comment by Cathy Geier on June 22, 2014 at 9:41pm

Thank you again Marie and Debra!

Comment by Marie LaFleur on June 21, 2014 at 7:16pm

Love landscape quilts. Thats on my bucket list. Very pretty quilt

Comment by Debra Strader on June 14, 2014 at 2:23pm

how beautiful love this!!!!!!!!!!!!

Comment by Cathy Geier on June 12, 2014 at 8:57pm

Thanks all! Mary, I have a book coming out in Nov. about using strips to piece landscapes. (It is called Lovely Landscape Quilts and is available on amazon).  *Shameless plug*

I blogged the process as I made this quilt - including the 'confetti' tree. The confetti refers to using thousands of tiny tiny snippets and create stuff. In this case rogue, I layered tulle on Aqua Melt stabilzer, sprinkled snippets on it, layered more tulle on top and then another layer of Aqua Melt. Then I stitched through all the layers using tiny loop da loos, soaked the whole mess in hot water to dissolve the stabilizer and cut up foliage shapes out of the tulle/confetti. My blog is cathygeier.blogspot.com in case anyone is interested.

Thanks again for all the compliments! The confetti tree was WORK but worth it in the end I think.  :)

Comment by Mary Delisle on June 12, 2014 at 8:03pm

This is simply wonderful.  I have only been quilting since November of 2013, and I know that I have to learn how to  do the machine quilting.  I must learn this landscape piecing technique also, because I really want to get into this style of art quilts.  Thanks for the inspiration.

Comment by rogue quilter Queen of the WIVSP on June 12, 2014 at 10:22am
beautiful!! always exciting to see your latest art quilts! your fiery skies are an inspiration. what is a confetti tree? i am assuming name refers to a technique.

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