Peacock Sampler Quilt
Some time ago I designed and sewed this sampler quilt for a college course. The purpose was to learn many different techniques in dyeing fabrics and piecing. It was the first time that I had done the quilting in panels and then joined the sections as they were finished. It turned out to be a generous twin sized quilt that is usable on a bed, couch or as a wall hanging. For many years it sat in a box rolled up on a curtain rod over at my Mom's house. That preserved its condition and the colors are as bright and strong as they were when I last displayed it.
It's interesting that I did keep all of my notes and drawings for the planning of my project and I ran across them the other day when I needed to look up notes on doing tie-dye. I'm happy to say we learned about Seminole patchwork, trapunto, applique, batik, and lots of other quilting techniques. It was a wonderful class and so full of information.
To see other quilts in the Blogger's Quilt Festival jump on over to Amy's Creative Side and start clicking on the links. The quilt photos and stories will keep you hooked up to your computer for hours!