Mandelbrot - fractal postcard quilt
Pattern: Original fractal design.
Medium: Hand dyed and printed cotton, cotton embroidery thread.
Technique: Hand appliquéd, embroidered and quilted.
This tiny postcard sized quilt was made as a gift for the founder of the Q & A quilt art group based in Northern Virginia. Vexing but interesting working SO small..
Techniques used in this piece:
- each layer is appliquéd;
- the background to the Mandelbrot set is hand embroidered using outline stitch and cotton embroidery floss;
- the Mandelbrot set is outlined with hand embroidered French knots;
- the piece is machine quilted.