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Saturday, 24 January 2015

Quilting Beauties: Arabesque

The quilts from the book Quilting Beauties have arrived back, so I'll start to show you some of the projects.  One of my very favourite pieces is a rather funky one called Arabesque.  It is pieced using the Quilter's Shadow collection by Stof of Denmark, It's a beautiful fabric which functions as a solid but adds depth to the patchwork as the colours modulate across the surface.  To allow the dynamic design to shine, this low-impact fabric in high contrast colours was a perfect choice.
Soft grey and white are used in the New York Beauty background sections, and a bright yellow forms the "eye". 
Arabesque finishes to 14" x 36" and can be used on a table...but it's a stunning piece of art when hung.

AQS liked this piece also, and chose it to display at all their upcoming "Quilt Week" shows across the U.S. this year, which is a real honour. 
You can get a copy of the book which includes the pattern for Arabesque from my website;  

5 comments:

  1. How very unique. You certainly have vision!

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  2. Quilt Week is coming to Syracuse, New York, and I am hoping to be there!
    Now I have another reason to go!
    (Doing my happy dance!)

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  3. I love that design - it is really striking!

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  4. Your projects never disappoint, Karen. Your choice of colors always work so perfectly to portray your patterns. Another beauty.

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  5. has AQS invited you to be their guest at their authors' table at any of the shows?

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