Friday, January 19, 2018

Quilt crossings

This quilt just returned home  
from a traveling exhibit
"Crossings"

I'm happy to now hang her up in MY house!

It is very minimalist and contains
LOTS of recycled even some "ancient" fabrics.
I say ancient because the OLD old muslins
I included are stained and probably
100 years old.

I LOVED adding that element to this quilt!

The old fabric gives this quilt a quality
that Joanns just couldn't.

The hand quilting adds so much TEXTURE!

Hand quilting.
Old fabric.
Piecing scraps together.

Just SOME of the reasons I LOVE to quilt!




10 comments:

  1. That's a great quilt! I love looking at the detail of the quilting on the light areas. It adds so much interest.

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  2. I love it! It has a wonderful depth to it!

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  3. Just love "Crossing". You can really see the different lights you have piecing in. I kind of laughed at you just can not find at Joannes. We have a Fabric-Land here in Canada. One store had a bad roof leak and I am sure you could have found some old stained fabrics. The store always had the old moldy smell to it.

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  4. Do you play piano? Your quilt reminds me of one. Very pretty.
    Hugs

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  5. Wow! This looks wonderful. And I agree; all the hand quilting does add tremendous texture.

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  7. What a great way to practice FMQ....it's the first thing I thought of...

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