First finish of 2016.
42.5 x 40.5 "
A gift for a sweet baby boy and his mama
(center whites/grays): white, shale, steel
(perimeter): snow, shadow, shale and charcoal
Backing fabric: a single unpieced map print by Jim Holtz for Eclectic Elements: Expedition
The quilting ( completely by accident) makes a pattern similar to the flight paths of planes. The recipients mom is a big fan of globes and this is a nod to her.
Thread: Aurifil 50 wt top color matched: 2021, 2526, 1158, 6720 and 2780. Bobbin 2021
Quilting: a superb collaboration with stellar suggestions form Christine Perrigo (@ccpquilts) and Shelby Skumanich (@godshomemovies). Curved and straight line, some free hand some drawn, which was a first for me.
|quilting extends into borders|
Batting: recycled 100% cotton
Binding: Jennifer Sampou "Shimmer" for Robert Kaufman. 2" straight of grain.