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Timna Tarr created her quilt, Mississippi Meander, based on a map showing the ancient meanders of the Mississippi River. Each color represents a different time period in the river's life. She put the key to the map in the quilt's binding. 
 
This small abstract quilt was exhibited at the Houston International Quilt Festival 2018.
 
Learn how to make a map quilt with Timna in Show 2501.
 
 

 

 

 


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#14 Sirole 2019-07-04 05:03
I'm so inspired by this quilt! Besides a love of map making and quilting, I've loved river meanders, and the key in the binding just makes me giddy!
#13 Jane Westbrook 2019-01-13 07:39
This quilt is amazing! Since I'm a former earth science teacher, it combines two things that Iove - science & quilting. The color choices are very calming.
#12 Anne Tyszka 2019-01-08 11:44
Wow oh Wow! How awesome is this quilt! My husband is a Cartographer and wants me to make him a map quilt! This quilt has definitely inspired me to make my husband a quilt! Thanks for sharing your talents with us!
#11 Janice Brown 2019-01-08 00:41
Wow, on many fronts!
#10 Nancy Hooper 2019-01-07 23:00
Timna, another amazing quilt! Your creativity is bound only by the edges of your quilts!
#9 Marjorie Sener 2019-01-07 19:02
Excellent! So clever!
#8 Claudia 2019-01-07 11:23
This quilt and design are genius!
#7 Michelle McKibben 2019-01-07 11:16
Wow! Amazing and such a unique idea!
#6 Barb Walsh 2019-01-07 10:54
How cool is this quilt? Who would have thought to use a map as inspiration. This is a true art piece.
#5 Jamie Graham 2019-01-07 09:35
Amazing. It’s interesting that the current path seems to be the one most closely following the original pathway.
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