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Let it Snow! Penguin Mini Mixed Media Art Quilt

I promised more penguin stuff, didn't I? :) Here is a mixed media art quilt that I made from all sorts of scraps of fabric of different kinds. It always feels good to use up scraps, but my scrap bin level seems to NEVER go down... Someday, I've gotta make something huge from my scraps.

 For the lettering, I used acrylic paint to write "Let it snow" and then used my sewing machine to stitch over the letters once the paint had dried all the way. I thought the effect was pretty cute, and I'll have to do it again. I'm wanting to make a toucan art quilt wall hanging with a nice encouraging quote on it. I think I might have time once the holiday rush has died down. There's a spot above my fireplace that has just been begging for a big ol' piece of art.

Anyway, I hope you all are having a fun December so far... I'm finding myself wishing for a little more cold weather. Today was super muggy, a little rainy and almost 80 degrees out. It doesn't feel like Christmas! Heck, I didn't even need to wear socks today, and socks are one of my favorite things about winter :) That and sweets.

Until next time, friends.

4 comments:

Mandy said...

I am just loving this penguin stuff you're posting lately!
This is awesome (as always)!

Samantha Read said...

Snow much fun Kira! love it xx

blair mclaughlin said...

80 degrees sounds fantastic to me right now (Minnesota)!
I love that the penguin is wearing a scarf that in my mind came as a partner to the sweater for Mr. P in your previous post.
A Mr. P sweater set!
Great job, and very inspiring!

Kathi said...

I love penguins almost as much as I love cats.

Please, Please, PLEASE make some funky penguin stamps for Stampotique. I'd love your forever. In a fangirl kinda way.