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  • Leftovers detail

    This is a close up detail of how "Leftovers" was assembled. The 2" squares are mostly leftover from my Floating Squares quilt. The floral motifs were purchased specfically for this project. I originally intended the quilt to be smaller and had no particular use in mind. Once I reached the halfway point, I decided that I wanted to make
    Posted to Captnkat's Gallery (MediaGallery) by Dawn Compton on Thu, Jan 17 2013
  • Title: Leftovers

    This is the final quilt I created from the squares leftover from my Floating Squares watercolor quilt. Because I made two twin sized bed quilts from those leftovers already it was necessary to shop for additional fabric to complete this one. In particular, I had to find fabric with large floral motifs to fit the square with squares design.
    Posted to Captnkat's Gallery (MediaGallery) by Dawn Compton on Thu, Jan 17 2013
  • Floating Squares Watercolor quilt detail

    Created from over 5,000 squares, this shows a detail of how the design was assembled. Each floating square is made up of 25 carefully chosen 2" squares. I laid out several of these squares at a time before assembling them.
    Posted to Captnkat's Gallery (MediaGallery) by Dawn Compton on Thu, Jan 17 2013
  • Floating Squares Watercolor King Size Spread

    This quilt was inspired after attending the 1996 Olympic Games Quilts exhibit. Having never tried making a water color quilt, I bought a book to learn the basics. It took me about 4-1/2 years to make starting from creating the pencil sketch design, assembling over 5,000 2" squares, and hand quilting the layers. The technique required so many squares
    Posted to Captnkat's Gallery (MediaGallery) by Dawn Compton on Thu, Jan 17 2013
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