Intricate arches and fillers on the tulips provide a contrast against the breezy texture of free motion “graffiti” style swirls, paisleys, and waves, in the navy negative space.

Just Like Heaven

The straight line quilting enhances the movement of shapes in the grey background fabric. In some areas, I used more intricate, whimsical motifs to give focus and framing to shapes that emerge in the piecing.