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Elements #24

In my shop today Elements #24!

This was a quilt that I finished a while ago, but I never liked the original quilt because it had a large stain in one of the hand-dyed fabrics that I used.  This was the only picture I could find of it. I didn’t realize it would bother me as much as it did; I thought over time this imperfection would grow on me.  Ordinarily, I like my quilts to have slight imperfections; to me, that’s what gives a quilt it’s soul! Not this one.  That darn spot really bothered me.  So I took the quilt back to the studio and cut it off!  I must have chopped off a good ten inches off the thing!  I’m thrilled to say I’m really happy that I did so!  Sometimes in order to make something better, you have to cut something out.  This quilt is full of energy!  It has wonderfully saturated colors all in a triangle motif!  I love how the shapes and colors give it strength and vibrancy, yet this quilt, as a soft textured wall hanging, is able to stand silent and strong on the wall.  Enjoy!

Elements #24 measures 38″ wide by 33″ tall

  • VivienFebruary 20, 2017 - 4:13 pm

    Looks great! You can’t tell at all where the change happened. The quilt looks like it is how it’s always meant to be.

  • JulieAnnFebruary 4, 2017 - 5:42 am

    Robin, very strong and definitely stands on its own. I love it!

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