Paola Zanda – Music

Music is my Religion: Tribute to Jimi Hendrix.

Inspiration: My husband Paolo’s passion for Jimi Hendrix inspired me for the Music challenge. I tried to transfer the psychedelic images of the time, the sophisticated clothes and his songs in my work.

Material: satin cotton, commercial batik cotton, tyvec, angelina fiber, commercial machine embroidery, variegated DMC threads, gold threads for hand embroidery, variegated threads for machine embroidery, synthetic wadding, Procion MX, fabric paint, Heat Bond Lite (Iron-on-adhesive)

Techniques: Screen printing with a paper mask, screen printing, tyvec manipulation, painting, hand and machine embroidery, machine appliqué, machine quilting.

Close up views:

  1. Great capture of the atmosphere, Paola. Very Jimi Hendrix!

  2. Colors and texture makes beautiful music in your piece, Paola!

  3. Wow! What detail you have put into this piece, it is great and as Bozena says very Hendrix! great work.


    Very good choice of colours, you really captured the atmosphere of the time ! and beautiful work of course !

  5. Wow so vibrant and full of energy.

  6. This is Jimi Hendrix, love to see all the details you made and recognize the atmosphere of his time. Great quilt Paola!

  7. Wonderful! I can almost hear Jimi’s guitar wailing onstage at Woodstock. His rendition of the Star-Spangled Banner plays forever in my mind, your quilt will be there as well.

  8. studiociboulette

    You have captured the energy of Jimi Hendrix. I love the colors and the stitching is exquisite. Beautiful!

  9. What a colourful and interesting piece (much like Hendrix himself). I love your colour choice and the way that you have stitched it. Well done

  10. An excellent depiction of the Hendrix era. I love the colours and the details here.

  11. A wonderful, colourful tribute to Jimi Hendrix. I love the rhythm and the colours.

  12. Bravo Paola! You captured Jimi Hendrix and the psychedelic musical era perfectly. Love it!

  13. This really reflects the atmosphere of Jimi Hendrix. A great composition.

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