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The queen’s red dress (1)

The older of the two women interred in the Oseberg ship was wearing a red dress. She appears to have been important in her community, and, for the purposes of this project, I’m calling her a queen. The first little … Continue reading

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Red, continued

So, the little cloth in progress that you saw yesterday ended up as a basic square of layered patchique (that’s patchwork and applique). This is a really awful photograph, and I apologise for it, but you get the idea: By … Continue reading

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An oasis

Skipping backwards and forwards between two quilts – and I hope you’re keeping up! – I’ve been working a little more on ‘Sunset’ (or ‘Sunrise’, haven’t decided yet). This is the lower left hand corner, after more quilting. That central … Continue reading

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Seeing red

Continuing with the ‘In Search of Peace’ series, I found myself wondering why so much of this work is white, grey and yellow. I wondered if there were any circumstances under which something like red might suggest peace. Ordinarily, red … Continue reading

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