After I finished adding some threadwork to the four panels, it was time to put it all together. My original thought was to border each panel with a brown fabric and then to add some other designs and pots, etc. Something like this….
BUT….when I put the borders around the first two panels, I realized that it would look better if I kept it simple and leave off all of the other stuff…..
I kept on adding strips until the piece was basically square…..
After deciding on a dark border, I felt that it needed something else, so ended up adding a sliver of Turquoise around the edge…..
I got the quilting started before my meeting last week but ended up taking it in for the challenge in an unfinished state. Hopefully I can get it finished up before the new year!!
By the way, the challenge was to make a quilt depicting a Nation, including an Indian Nation. Here are a few of the other entrants…..
Nupur made a “stamp” from her native India……
Mary’s quilt was Polynesian in nature…..
Nancy used “Olive” trees to depict Italy……
Madeline remembered her trip to France with her daughter……
Pat chose France as her country. She had two wonderful quilts, but I wasn’t able to get a good photo of her first one. Here is the second…..
Mary Ellen had two entries. The first was from Africa…..
Her second one was from Australia……
And finally, our Challenge chairman, Barbara, chose to depict our neighbor to the North…..
It was a fun reveal to the challenge and a great Christmas party!!!
3 thoughts on “Putting it all together……”
Your quilt is spectacular! The depiction of nations was well done. Thanks for sharing. The neighbour to the north. 😉
The sliver of turquoise in the border really makes this quilt! Looking forward to seeing it with the quilting. 🙂
Love the way that you have brought this together. What lovely interpretations the others have made too.