Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Martin Luther King Jr

One of the greatest political changers of the 20th century, truly a man to be admired!
I have recently been trying to adapt Maria Elkins' faces technique by using Misty Fuse instead of her recommendation of Steam-a-Seam Lite 2. I used hand-dyed fabrics backed with Misty Fuse to create the face starting with the palest and working to the darkest.  Once bonded the whole was free machine quilted.  The lettering was made by stitching the wording through paper on the machine but without thread in the  needle; the resulting holes were filled in with Derwent Inktense Pencils and them painted over with Matt Medium.


  1. Thanks for the description of how you achieved this piece. It really is a fascinating piece.

  2. Ann,this is super!I haven't tried this technique-it looks very interesting.