Now for Day 12's quilting filler! This free motion filler of Tree Roots is inspired by the trees that so often show up in Dottie Moore's work:
Inspiration: If you haven't already, go check out Dottie's work here. You'll be very glad you did.
Difficultly Level: Beginner. Depending on how "rooted" your mind is, this will either be easy or hard! Concentrate less on filling in the area perfectly and more on building a beautiful, life fulfilling tree root system.
Directional Texture: All directions or none. My personal opinion is that this filler could be used anywhere: background, small areas, and big spaces equally well. Experiment with it and give yourself permission to play!
Suggestions for Use: Hmmm...Tree Roots? That's not very hard! You could also use this filler around Celtic knots for an interesting background and textured alternative to microstippling. This filler would also look terrific in the sashing of a appliqued quilt or surrounding flowers in a grandmother's flower garden.
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