One of the ladies in our quilt group gave a one-night class on
Convergence Quilting...it was so exciting I couldn't sleep that night;
needless to say I had to use the technique in my next quilt!
years ago my grandsons' other Grandma was dying of cancer and her one
wish was to see Alaska. My grandsons were able to join the extended
family for a final cruise with Grandma. This quilt was made for my
second Grandson in memory of that trip. The men in the family were
Instead of using 4 separate fabrics, I choose to use
the landscape fabric twice along with blue and yellow (to represent
water and sun)...it wasn't hard to come up with animal silhouettes that
felt like Alaska; these were fused and machine appliqued in black. The
corner squares are embellished with close stippling to make bear paws
come to life.