I can see the sea!
Inspired by the colours, marks and textures of the south west coast. These remind me of that first glimpse of the sea over rolling Cornish hills on weekend trips to the beach when I was ten. My love of this coast is a constant inspiration.
This quilt was highly commended in the Guilds Challenge at the Festival of Quilts, NEC, Birmingham 2013.
Materials: Hand dyed and printed cotton sateen and poplin.
Method: Fabric hand-dyed, painted and printed with procion dyes. Wax and starch resist. Fabric paint monoprint. Simple piecing. Machine quilting.
Size: 84cm x 122cm