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I saw some quilts that looked like photographs and was fascinated with the concept. I did some searching online as well as purchased a book and ended...
I used the cropping tool to get the composition I like.
Here I clicked on Filter/cutout and this is the first rendition
Moving the edges slider all the way to the left defines the shapes.
moving the levels all the way to the right gives a very stylized picture. this can work, but I still prefer poster edges as shown in following picture...
This is the first result you get when you click on filter/poster edges
Remove the poster edges by moving edge levers all the way to the left.
Posterization level 1
Here is closeup of level 4. It has too many levels and would be difficult to use as a pattern.
Level 3 has well defined shapes and colors.
and this is the one I liked best...level 3.. If you go any higher, you get too much detail. For my wall hanging, I used layers to simplify the backgro...
Here you can see the separation of colors and shapes. print this out and refine shapes by hand to make the actual pattern.
At this point you dig through your fabric stash and try to match the colors as closely as possible. For this project, I used iron on fusible to fuse ...
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