In my previous post I showed how I selected all the fabrics for Moonstruck. Here they are all pinned to the pattern template on my design wall.
The next step is to sew it all together. Continue reading
In my previous post I showed how I developed the design (below) for Moonstruck.
With the overall design done, I next had to figure out how I could make this into a quilt top. My plan was to use the rust-dyed fabric in the smaller circles (the Moons). For the larger arcs, I planned to use an alternating green and blue gradation of over-dyed rust fabric–from light in the upper left to dark in the lower right. The Moons were the focus and the arcs the background. Continue reading
My quilt Moonstruck recently returned home after a long trip with the Rust-Tex Collection, including its debut at the Spring International Quilt Festival in Chicago (2010) and a visit to England for the Festival of Quilts (photo from the show below, Moonstruck is the blue and green one).