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In these trying times everyone needs to escape, even if only for a minute. Let my artwork take you someplace peaceful. You can visit the mountains or the beach, wherever your happy place might be.
Summer is in full swing here as the delphiniums and other flowers bloom and bring color to this meadow. Artwork is mounted on acid-free foam core, is double matted, and includes a metal frame. I photographed it without the glass to eliminate any glare.
Made with hand painted fabric and batiks, this original artwork is ready to frame.
- 23.5" x 18"
- One of a kind
- Ready to hang
- Handmade by me
- Mountain Landscape
- Summer in the mountains
All of my art quilts are made with 100% cotton batiks. Why batiks? Every piece of batik fabric is a work of art in itself (See photo number #1). I love the freedom this gives me when creating. Batiks are created by first applying wax to portions of a piece of fabric. The fabric is then dyed and the wax removed. Most of the batiks I use are created on the island of Bali where they cure the dyed fabric in the tropical sunshine. Using these fabrics is like taking a tropical vacation without leaving home. :)
I start each project by deciding my basic color scheme. I start pulling out fabric; always more than I will need. Chances are also about 100% that the final quilt will contain at least a few fabrics that were not in the original group. The quilt takes on a life of its own as I progress and each selection can change the direction of the quilt. I audition each fabric, and as you can see from the pictures a single piece of fabric can dramatically change the look of the quilt depending on which section of it I use. The three strips in the first picture are from one piece of fabric.
Thread is also important to the final look of the quilt. I have a nice selection of variegated threads... OK, I admit I was kind of surprised how much I had when I got this new thread carousel and finally had all of it in one place.
Hello and welcome to my shop. I’m glad you stopped by. My name is Dawn and I have been creating in one form or another for more than 40 years.
I make home decor items such as candle mats and table runners. I also offer a wide variety of fun projects and can provide everything you need to make them. I love Christmas and offer lots of colorful items to make your home festive this holiday season.
Recent 5 star reviews...
"Absolutely loved! Packaged really well, instructions clear and great communication with the seller. Would buy again!"
"When I saw this print, I just could not pass it up!! I had some questions about sizes and the owner of this shop was very helpful and responded very quickly. It was shipped quickly and arrived in perfect condition. I have glass to fit my kitchen table, I used this round table topper in between the glass and the wood. It adds the perfect touch!!!"
"Beautiful!! I love the color combinations of the batik fabrics! Thanks for sharing your talent with others."
"This is so nicely made. It is gorgeously composed and well-crafted with care and pride. Even the hanging hardware and label are perfectly done. Thank you! I am so happy with my beautiful purchase."
"This is much more gorgeous than the pictures because of the delightful color combinations and particularly the delicate touches of orange. It is a perfect addition to my collection."
You can contact me directly by using the Contact the Maker button at the top of the page.
I have found that creating an original art quilt takes time. Plan on 5 - 6 weeks; more for larger sizes. The amount of detail will also add to the time it takes. I will have a better idea once we have discussed what you are looking for and will provide you with a time estimate and approximate start date.
The largest size I can do as one panel/quilt is 40” square. Larger sizes will be broken up into multiple panels.
Once we have talked and determined the details of your art quilt I will send you a quote spelling out the details of your order. Upon acceptance of that quote I will create a custom listing for you for the initial deposit. This deposit is non-refundable should you cancel the order. Changes or additions to the original quilt design (as described in the quote and deposit listing) may result in additional charges to you and will be due as part of the final payment. The final amount will be due upon completion of the quilt and before it is shipped.
Please note: Quilts that contain subject matter that is so specific to you that they can't be sold to anyone else will require a 100% non-refundable deposit before work is started.
Returns and exchanges
I do not accept returns on sale items and custom orders.
For all other items please contact me within 2 days of delivery. The item must be shipped back to me via Priority mail, or something comparable to how it was shipped to you, within 5 days of delivery.
Conditions of return
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value. Your refund will be issued once I have received your item(s) and determined their condition.
I want to hear from you
Please contact me if you have any questions or concerns and we can work together on a solution.