Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Indigo Storm at Sea




Kate and I just had an update from John who is driving to the NQA show in Columbus, Ohio. Yesterday he was lost in Iowa; today is a better day.

This little Storm at Sea wall hanging is John's latest project. It is made with our 9" Storm at Sea templates and is made from beautiful genuine indigo from our friends at Cotton in the Cabin Loring and Sandy are part of our vending "family" and John made this for Sandy's booth. He is hoping they will be in Columbus so he can leave the quilt at it's new home.


Our two antique ribbon cases came from Loring and Sandy also - right now our ribbon cases are full to overflowing with machine embroidery thread, beautiful! Sometimes I imagine a little girl in an old country store, pressing her nose up against the cases, admiring the ribbons and hoping her mother will buy her some ribbon for her hair. Oh, and a peppermint stick, too.


Brooke

3 comments:

PattiCakes said...

Beautiful quilt. I just love how the piecing/fabric placement gives the illusion of curves when it's really just straight lines. When I opened the image up to see a largwer version, I could see little "fish eyes" looking out of the waves here and there.

Also loved your image of the little girl....

SewCalGal said...

I love your Storm At Sea quilt. Excellent choice of fabrics.

SewCalGal
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FLO_rancher said...

Storm at Sea-- the blues give the pattern movement, like ripples in the water. the touch of orange is like a boat floating on the water.