Monday, March 31, 2014

AQATW Challenge - Song Title

I have been participating in an online art quilt challenge for about a year now and today is the reveal of our latest work. The challenge was to create a quilt based off of the title of a song. For a long time I've had Adele's song "Set Fire to the Rain" going through my head, but  just couldn't figure out how to create that idea into fabric. 

I then saw a really cute baby quilt that had a fish blowing bubbles and I thought "Tiny Bubbles" by Don Ho. But then I was like "nah, that really doesn't appeal to me". But I still wanted to do something with water.

About this time we were getting a fair amount of rain, which took me back to my initial thought of "Rain". Suddenly, I had a brainstorm (no pun intended) and came up with "Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head". And this is what I came up with:

I have to say that even though the song is fairly depressing, this quilt just makes me smile. Here are some close ups:

And while I don't currently have any green in my hair, it does frizz like that when it rains!