Thursday, July 05, 2007

Completely black and white




















This week, I'm concentrating on getting as much work as I can done in my day job - the one that pays a lot of the bills - prior to taking a month or 2 off to concentrate on my business and the creative part of my life. That's the point of making a major lifestyle change, isn't it? Giving you the freedom to pursue what you want to do.

Consequently, there's nothing creative happening at present. So here's photos of the reversible quilt I made at the end of 2005 for Erlo, my daughter's boyfriend who has been part of our lives for quite a few years now. Erlo loves cows, so one side has appliqued cows (all drawn by me) on every 3rd block which are all slightly different - standing, running, jumping, with and without horns, you get the idea. The reverses side is what someone described as "rivers" - freehand cut wedges.

It's a very striking quilt, but boy! Was I sick of looking at black and white after making this.

Give me colour any day!

7 comments:

Annica said...

Wow! This quilt is stunning!

Ali Honey said...

I love black and white; but black is always hard on the eyes when working with it. Great quilt!

joyce said...

I love it! I've been collecting black and white for awhile but still don't have that much. Quilt stores aronud here don't seem to stock much of it. I can see that it might be a bit of a pain to work with after awhile.

Suzi-k said...

love Love LOVE it!!!!! but then B&W and dots are 2 of my most favourite things!

teodo said...

Simply amazing.
ciao ciao

Deb R said...

That is a VERY cool quilt!!!

Joanne said...

I love it to. I am wanting to do another black & white quilt (I have one in progress but bought enough fabric to make several - as usual for me!) & was looking for some ideas. I wanted something with strong vertical lines to go as a wall-hanging above a black & white striped lady jewellery hanger (it's in the shape of a womans dress, so has some curves, but strong vertical lines). Yours has been the best I've seen.