Quilting the sky

I’m now undecided about whether this is going to be two separate jackets, or whether it will be a single reversible one. I will have to travel a little further before it becomes clear, I think.

The inner silk jacket is pieced together and is starting to look like a garment – photos to follow, too dark today. The outer cotton one has more of a landscape feel, whereas the silk one is a little more abstract. So I’m thinking about quilting the cotton jacket, and thinking about treating the blue areas as sky. The plan is something like this:

But then, in the words of the great Rabbie Burns, ‘the best laid plans of mice and (wo)men gang aft aglee’…

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5 Responses to Quilting the sky

  1. mb says:

    Thanks for sharing your process here. I love to see how others come to a finished piece.

  2. Penny says:

    Whatever you decide its (they?) will be beautiful. Love following along on this journey with you.

  3. Rachel says:

    It’s certainly going well, and not having a plan to alter tends to make life difficult. Even if you completely change the plan as you go!

  4. tina slipper says:

    my vote is for two separate jackets, they are both lovely, but your right, they have developed separate personalities and I dont think they want to be just one jacket any more.

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