River Fish - fractal quilt by Rose Rushbrooke. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.

River Fish

© Rose Rushbrooke 2001
13″ square

Pattern: Original fractal design.
Technique: Hand stitched.
Medium: Hand dyed and commercially printed cotton.

The river runs through the dunes and the fish goes with it.

A button fish stitched to hand dyed turquoise fabric. Hand appliquéd onto brown and olive hand dyed fabric. The glass beads are stitched around the river outline. The background is hand quilted with cotton variegated thread.

Detail 1 from River Fish - fractal quilt by Rose Rushbrooke. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.
Detail 1 from River Fish

Chenille and cotton threads are couched onto the dunes. The lighter coloured dunes near the edge of the river are raised using trapunto. The edges are outlined in stem stitch embroidery.

Detail 2 from River Fish - fractal quilt by Rose Rushbrooke. Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke.
Detail 2 from River Fish

Variegated cotton, and chenille thread is couched onto the dunes.

Detail 3 from River Fish - fractal quilt by Rose Rushbrooke Image copyright © Rose Rushbrooke..
Detail 3 from River Fish