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Sumac in a Storm Wall Quilt

Sumac in a Storm Wall Quilt
£200.00
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Description

A richly-layered wall quilt in luminous colours, depicting fronds of autumnal sumac leaves seen through a rainstorm. The colours shade across the fronds, from vivid reds, through oranges and yellows, to acid lime greens.

I created each individual leaf using foundation piecing, using a wide variety of fabrics including silks, satins and velvets; I then used invisible machine appliqué to create the shapes of the fronds on a pale yellow background. Broken lines of big-stitch quilting in varied colours, worked at 45 degrees across the surface, create the rain; I echoed these angles in the border, pieced from diagonal strips of different green fabrics.

The quilt is backed with plain pale green, and edged with a unique textured border created from raw-edged scraps of the leaf fabrics.

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: 69in (c170cm) square

Inspiration

This quilt was inspired by the view through a window when I was teaching a workshop one very stormy day; the vivid colours of a sumac in its autumn foliage shone like beacons through the lashing rain. It reminded me of the painting by Rousseau of a tiger in a tropical storm. It was one of those quilts that just HAD to be made; the moment I arrived back home I went straight to my fabric stash and started pulling out all kinds of fabrics in the relevant colours, and got down to designing and making it straight away.

Shipping & delivery

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

Shipping destination Cost Additional items
United Kingdom £6.00 £3.00
Europe

Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Germany, France, Spain, Finland, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Austria, Latvia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey, Gibraltar

£12.00 £6.00
United States £18.00 £9.00
Rest of the World £20.00 £10.00

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