Opal

by Toni Parker
(Townsville, qld, Australia )

Opal, my Eclectus parrot as a baby

Opal, my Eclectus parrot as a baby

This is my first art quilt, ever made.

First I pierced the back, then screen printed the first layer of gum leaves. Next I appliquéd Opal, she is my Eclectus as a baby, she was orange. Hence her name.

Then I appliquéd the tree with both flat leaves and some that are 3D.

Very happy with my first attempt ever.

Here she is.

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