At Harrogate, in beautiful Yorkshire, for the Quilters' Guild AGM and conference.. Modern Quilt Group is going down well, and a short walk around the town led us to the most fantastic Chinese meal, and these little inspirations. Above, carved marble on a shop-front
Regular Fiskars for scale - note that i haven't sewn down the last two red pieces
This is a Granny Square, (see Heather's Blog for some more) except that I think it may be a great-great-great-great-granny square..
And here's another.. Start with 7-1/2 inch squares (these are from a Sapphire Oakshott fat-eighth pack, plus about 1 metre or so of batik). It's about 50 inches wide and will make a nice lap-quilt. I've got some nice birdy IKEA for the back in black-white-and-green.
Pattern sooooon (and I've started quilting it, another image as soon as it's done
...things work out just right
I was making these improvised blocks to add to the screen-printed and painted ground, for this, the first of a new series called "Interpolations"
Without any particular plan, I laid the strip alongside, to find it matched so exactly, that it might have been deliberate...
I cut the strip and set it in, then measured - exactly 3-1/2 inches.. Oh, well, yes..
Result so far.. I'm pleased with the join between the two strips, too