Picket Fence #1

Marcia Lee Hartnell

Fused applique and machine quilted, embellished with yarn and buttons. From a class and developed with added elements to individualize the finished piece. Mounted and framed.  

Picket Fence II

Marcia Lee Hartnell

Fused applique with yarn & button & lace embellishments. Machine quilted. From a technique class and developed with many added elements – old doilies, buttons, yarn.     

Mini Cats Galore

Marcia Lee Hartnell

Paper pieced, quilted with 3D ears and bead noses. Pattern was from 1996 and the paper piecing technique was reversed from current versions.  

Fractured Barn

Marcia Lee Hartnell

Fabric panel cut vertically and inserts added. Just wanted to experiment with this technique. Found the panel and fabric to enhance the image.    

Front Porch

Marcia Lee Hartnell

Machine pieced and machine applique. With time at the beginning of COVID, I pulled out this project that’s been waiting  since 2013. Machine quilting a large project on a home machine was a challenge.     

America the Beautiful

Marcia Lee Hartnell

Machine pieced and quilted on home machine. Machine applique. During the 2021 winter of COVID, I remembered this project that I’ve hadwaiting since 2011. Inspired by the song.

Crazy Patch Jacket

Marcia Lee Hartnell

Machine pieced and decorative machine stitching. The top stitching took about 30 hours at the sewing machine. Easy flowing jacket – fun to wear.