Today's inspiration comes from Rachel Derstine. She is an artist and teacher in Philadelphia. She offers online classes that you can check out on her website. For this quilt she used Sugar Maple and Barrier Island gradients to create movement in the background and carried that movement forward in her piecing and quilting.
You can read more about this quilt here and she shared several detail photos with us below. Click on any photo to see a larger image.
For sharing, Rachel received a 20% coupon for the shop that's good for 3 months! If you have made anything with my hand dyed fabric I hope you will consider sharing it in the Customer Gallery. The only rule is that projects have to be complete. It doesn't have to be made totally from hand dyed fabric, just include a recognizable amount.
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I'm Vicki Welsh and I've been making things as long as I can remember. I used to be a garment maker but transitioned to quilts about 20 years ago. Currently I'm into fabric dyeing, quilting, Zentangle, fabric postcards, fused glass and mosaic. I document my adventures here.
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