August 11, 2011
The making of this quilt goes back more than two years. Here's the story of the front.
And some details:
Magenta and Friends," I realized something that simple would also be a good solution for this quilt. It took me a while, but I think this was a good decision!
Here's the back of the quilt. I had to line up the quilting by the seams on the front of the quilt, and I was worried about how they then wouldn't line up precisely on the back. They don't, but it still looks fine.
Some details: First, one of the blocks from the very beginning:
And here's an example of the larger stones sliced up--this may be my favorite spot in the quilt:
Here's another small quilt that involved cutting up stones.
This quilt is going to my brother, a potter. He has made beautiful ceramic stones.
And here are a few of his wood-fired pots:
I will miss this quilt, but I know it is going to a good home!