This reversible baby quilt uses some of the Elizabeth Hartman quilt designs on both sides of the quilt.
Original Quilt Design – As we were planning our trip to Kenya and Tanzania, I knew I wanted to memorialize it with some type of Africa inspired quilt, and photograph it on location in Africa.
Dutchman’s Puzzle quilt photographed with the Dutchman’s Puzzle block on the Tualatin Valley, Oregon Quilt Barn Trail.
Quilt Inspiration – I love all the beautiful traditional Turkish Iznik tiles that can be seen in the historic sites in Istanbul like the Blue Mosque and Topkai Palace. I wanted to make a quilt inspired by all those colorful tiles that I admire so much.
Original Quilt Design – Inspired by the many memorials in Washington DC, I designed my version of the American stars and stripes, using various red and cream fabrics for the stripes and blue and white star fabric for the stars.
Original Quilt Design – This design takes it’s inspiration from the many beautiful Kimonos I have seen on my trips to Japan.
Quilt Inspiration – My inspiration for this quilt was the golden color of the aspen leaves in the fall and the white and gray of the aspen tree trunks.
Quilt Inspiration – I took inspiration for this quilt from the brightly colored spiky glass shapes Dale Chihuly uses in many of his installations, like his chandeliers.
Quilt Inspiration – I wanted to commemorate our 30th wedding anniversary trip on the Orient Express from Venice to London with a special quilt. Continue reading ““Quilter on the Orient Express” Original Quilt Design”
Quilt Inspiration – The herringbone pattern may be a traditional tweed pattern used in country gentlemen’s clothing, but bright colors on a light grey background updates the pattern to a modern look.