Festival of Quilts 3

This quilt is entitled ‘India’. At the Festival of Quilts it was entered in the Quilter’s Guild Challenge. This year the challenge title was ‘Free’. It is 70 years since India became an independent nation and this quilt is made of 70 squares. India is the largest democracy in the world. In January this year I accompanied my husband to Chennai to take part in … Continue reading Festival of Quilts 3

Festival of Quilts 2

The second of the four quilts entered into this year’s Festival of Quilts at Birmingham is called ‘Compass and Stars’. It went in to the ‘Traditional’ category because it uses a ‘Lone Star’ type block at the centre and a ‘Single Star’ block (with a solid centre, instead of one divided into four) around the outside. The arrangement of these blocks and borders is my … Continue reading Festival of Quilts 2