Sunday, March 1, 2009

Dissecting One Japanese Quilt

When I grow up I want to be able to make just ONE quilt like this.

Beautiful quilt, eh?

Now - a closer look. Oooo - those are all intricate Mariner's Compass blocks.

Closer still... the sashing strips have a lovely vine on them. The leaves are reverse applique (or cutwork) and each one is embroidered. And the border vine - each little leaf stem is appliqued, with a circle at the end.

Now for the quilting... note the beautiful detail in the corner.

1 comment:

  1. Can yoiu imagine? Wow!! I want to make one as nice as ANY of the quilts you have shown from Tokyo. Stunning..all I can say.


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