Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Urban Artifacts

I am happy to announce that my good friend, Leslie Tucker Jenison is now a fabric designer for RJR Fabrics!  Her line "Urban Artifacts" will debut at Fall Quilt Market!  I am so excited for her!  Look at these intriguing prints and colors, that are based on her surface design work. I think it's all pretty cool

Sizzix Fabi / Big Shot die cutting machine to cut all of the shapes that I do not want to cut by hand

I cut a bunch of these. Hexagons are less than 1" on the Sizzix machine

Enter a globe.  I bought it at Target, my favorite store.  I have a thing for globes, because there are so many things that you can do with them. One word 'decoupage.' I am going to cover this globe with hexagons from Leslie's line

I painted the entire globe with Gesso, the perfect primer for most of these kinds of projects.

Using Liquitex Matte Medium, I carefully placed each hexagon on the globe, one by one and making sure there was contrast between each one

Whoohoo, ready for the clear gloss
The globe with Urban Artifacts by Leslie Tucker Jenison, RJR Fabrics, Quilt with Love

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