Wholecloth & Trapunto Quilt

This is one of my favorite quilts. It was completed a few years ago and I still love it. The trapunto always makes me smile. 20090321_Anglelas_completed345kb

It’s cream cotton sateen with silk thread. Approx 45″ x 60″.

When I buy fabric, I usually buy a 1/4 yard more. Continue reading

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Strata Quilt, or is it called a Tile Quilt?

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Hi again. I wanted to show you my Strata quilt that I started in April 2011. It was tons of fun to design and play with the different colors (see below).  My stash had many batiks that I’ve never used so I decided to put them all in one quilt.

20140211_strata_front_680 Here’s the finished quilt, but I wanted to talk about the designing part. I use Adobe Photoshop Elements to design. This allows me to make lay out decisions and ‘see’ the finished quilt long before I even start sewing. Continue reading