Pebble Plants - fractal quilt by Rose Rushbrooke. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.

Pebble Plants

© Rose Rushbrooke 2014
12″ h x 18″

Pattern: Original fractal design.
Medium: Printed cotton, seed beads, ammonites, brass dragonfly – mounted on a 16″ x 20″ painted canvas.
Technique: Printed onto cotton, hand quilted with beadwork embellishment.

The colouring and fractal circular design resembles fronds growing in the shape of pebbles. The ancient dragonfly represents Chaos theory.

The original fractal design before it was transferred onto cotton fabric. Created in Ultra Fractal.

Original fractal design of Pebble Plants by Rose Rushbrooke. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.
Original fractal design of Pebble Plants

Close up of a small ammonite beaded onto the shape of the Mandelbrot lake.

Detail 1 of Pebble Plants - fractal quilt by Rose Rushbrooke. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.
Detail 1 of Pebble Plants

Detail of beaded ammonite. This has been stitched onto the fabric then bezelled by building up rows of peyote stitch using seed beads.

Detail 2 of Pebble Plants - fractal quilt by Rose Rushbrooke. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.
Detail 2 of Pebble Plants


Dragonfly stitched to fabric.

Detail 3 of Pebble Plants - fractal quilt by Rose Rushbrooke. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.
Detail 3 of Pebble Plants