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Deco Flamingoes Wall Quilt

Deco Flamingoes Wall Quilt
£100.00
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Description

Two gorgeous pink flamingoes bill and coo in a summery Deco-style garden on this striking wall-hanging.

I've created the central part of this quilt all in one piece, using the papercut method – just like when you fold a piece of paper in two, or four, and cut out a leaf or a snowflake. The scrumptious pink batik fabric creates the flamingoes and their stylised garden, complete with foliage, pool and fountain; the silhouettes are fused onto the cream background fabric, which is lightly-patterned with a sprigged design.

I happened upon a wonderful fabric featuring flamingoes surrounded by tropical leaves, which was perfect for the borders. Once these were added I quilted across the whole design in flowing lines of machine stitching.

The quilt is backed in plain pink, and the edges are bound in marbled jade green. A hidden casing at the top back will hold your own batten/hanging pole.

The quilt will be sent to you cushioned with reusable bubble-wrap, and packed into a cardboard box (recycled when possible). Hanging pole and fixings are not included.

Size: c38 x 31in (96 x 79cm)

Inspiration

When I was creating a series of quilts inspired by birds, I knew straight away that I wanted to include flamingoes – there's something so wonderful about their stylised shapes, and the extraordinary sinuous ways in which they can move their necks …

Their name comes from the Spanish or Portuguese word flamengo, meaning 'flame-coloured'; in the wild this colour comes from a high consumption of shrimps and prawns, which contain beta-carotene. When we saw some flamingoes in a wildlife park in the UK, the keeper told us that they're fed carrots instead to maintain their pink colour; if I was a flamingo I'd be pretty narked by that substitution!

Shipping & delivery

This item will be posted to you by GailLawtherQuilts within 3 days of receiving payment.

Shipping destination Cost Additional items
United Kingdom £4.00 £2.00
Europe

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£8.00 £4.00
United States £10.00 £5.00
Rest of the World £12.00 £6.00

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