Self portrait

One of our challenges in the fabric art group Running With Scissors was to do a small self portrait quilt.   This is my offering.   I started by taking a photo of myself, upping the contrast, then I transferred the image to a silk screen.   I printed many little me images and cut them apart, then rearranged them with felt behind them until I was satisfied.   Add a little floss, a few buttons, and this is what you get.

self portrait quilt

The finished piece is 12″x18″, here are a few close-ups:

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