Last fall, when I went to New Mexico to learn tapestry weaving, I drew a very complex pattern. Then when I got home, I decided that I had enough hobbies, and decided not to follow up on the tapestry weaving. But I kept looking at that picture that I had drawn, and decided that it would make a great quilt.
So I ordered almost all of Jennifer Sampou’s sky fabric, and turned it into this quilt. After I did all the circles, I decided that I would put outlines of leaves in the square spaces. Here is the quilt:
And here are a few close-ups:
This was a fun quilt to work on. I decided that I would kantha stitch all the backgrounds, using thread that was similar to the color of the fabric.
Very pretty. Love the colors. I always love your handwork/embellishment.
I envy that you can still do handwork (I have arthritis and my thumbs have a lot of trouble).
How are the dogs and the chickens and the garden?
WOW! Really awesome…also, like the idea that you could take a class (tapestry weaving) and then decide to not pursue it. Helps me validate moving on…thank you…
Your work is so inspiring! I love this quilt. Thank you for sharing
Ooh, the leaves add such a different touch – love it!
I have a stack of Jennifer’s fabric. Great what you did with it.
Oooh, so glad you used the design for a quilt. Your hand stitching is awesome. Laughed at “enough hobbies”. Every hobby has its own tools and supplies and becomes another road to obsession.
It’s a masterpiece!
Hope you and your “kids” are well.
Loved this. Wondering how you planned odd shaped “blocks” to work so well. Have a series of odd blocks and don’t know how to lay them out in a pleasing way.
Beautiful! Would love to see it in person. It looks like a treasure hunt for the eyes!
WOW….love this quilt so much. You never cease to amaze me with your creations. Keep Sharing. HUGS for you