Kaylene Maalste – Contrast – Siller’s Lookout

I have always been fascinated by the contrast of the brilliant blue sky and the red earth in the Flinders Ranges and a photograph of Siller’s Lookout was my inspiration. I used commercial fabric for all features of the landscape and the technique was raw appliqué.

I also added features in the rocky lookout with hand embroidery (straight and cross stitch) and on the left I used French knots as highlights. The sky and other areas were hand quilted. The quilt was finished with a facing.

Sillers Lookout

  1. You have really captured the contrast of our sunburnt country Kaylene, I love it. Diana

  2. English quilter

    Wonderful use of color to capture the dryness of Australia and the blue of the sky.

  3. Simple, stark, striking! I really like it!

  4. Chantal Guillermet

    When I saw the quilt I knew it was Australia !
    Very simple shapes but striking ! Bravo Kaylene !

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