Posted by on Jul 2, 2011 in all, cotton and bamboo, featured | 0 comments

Custom designed to accompany art deco furniture, this quilt was inspired by a beautiful stained glass window languishing unnoticed on a dingy back street near the corner of René Lévesque and University in Montréal. Featuring Bali batiks and hand-dyed fabrics for extra depth and texture. The other side of this reversible bed quilt features “negative” blocks from the front set on a field of classic white linen. The inset strip of red and gold fabrics curving across each panel reminded me of dunes, so I grandly named this piece after the polar dune field on Mars.

size : 81” x 90”

materials : top 100% cotton, back 100% Italian linen with 100% cotton blocks, binding 100% linen, batting Quilters Dream 100% cotton, pieced and quilted with Gütermann 100% cotton thread

techniques : machine pieced and free-motion quilted, pebbles motif with cross-hatching in curved sections, double-fold binding meticulously hand-stitched to the back for a smooth, tailored finish

 

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