Recently I joined in on the fun at Whims and Fancies where there's a trunk show going on. I think this is the first time I've taken part in such a display. I'm enjoying the comments as well as viewing the many other displays.
One of the quilts getting the most reaction is this one:
I wrote just a little bit about it here before I switched blogs. The pattern is from Eleanor Burns' and is Quilt In A Day "Double Pinwheels". This one in the image is huge, measuring 91" x 113". It's shown on a full/double bed. It was tied as it was a 'many hands' quilt after the piecing was done, with perle cotton which I prefer over yarn.
What makes me smile about the comments on this over at the trunk show, is that everyone thinks it is a black and white quilt, and certainly the photo lends to that impression. The "black" is actually a very dark teal of a packed hydrangea patterned fabric.
This close-up block shows it a little better. My apologies for the photo quality; my scanner doesn't want to work with this computer so I had to take a photo of a photo. Another thing I liked about this quilt was that I had found a white-on-white fabric of which the pattern was a bit like scattered windmill blades fitting in well with the pinwheel/windmill block.
Now I'm thinking I just might have to make it in black and white...just not so big!