Wednesday, January 25, 2006
I finished my snowy night quilt. That's not the final name, however. I'm not sure what the final name is. When I approached making this house quilt, I wanted it to be about the concept of "home" and the warmth of home. I'm fairly pleased with how this quilt conveys that, as the lighted windows conjures up a pretty strong feeling. In me, anyway.
(By the way, this really is symmetrical and square...I think I tilt the camera funny when I photograph things on my design wall, probably from being crammed back against the closet and sewing table to get a proper distance!)
But I'm not as satisfied with the flat look of this. I chose very flat looking fabrics, so that's clearly why this is the result. In person, the quilting adds a lot more texture and that helps a lot. You can see a bit in the detail here.
Anyway, this was a fun challenge and I was happy to present it to the workshop group.