Friday, November 26, 2010
Starry Starry Night
This quilt has been an UFO that I started 2 years when I was teaching a class in Reversible Quilting. My best teaching method is modeling, and this quilt was my model. All the fabrics on both the front and the back have stars. And almost all of these fabrics were scraps from various other projects. I've been waiting for a good reason to finish this quilt and am glad to have finally found it.
My quilt buddy Wayne talks about 2 kinds of quilts - hangers and draggers. This quilt? Definitely a dragger. It needs to be used and washed and then used some more and washed some more. 48" x 60"
A final note: I love working on quilts that celebrate a life no longer with us, like the quilts for Christopher's brother Bradley. But these "life celebration" quilts take their emotional toll. The solution? Baby quilts, like this one.