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Karen Grover wanted to use denim, vintage shirting, and appliqué on indigo fabric. She discovered she might have a bit of an issue with the different weights of each fabric and came up with an elegant solution. She also created the very elegant Buttermilk and Blue Skies.

Karen's quilt was on display at the Houston International Quilt Festival 2018.

 

 


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#15 SammieSews 2019-07-28 17:18
Beautiful beautiful work ! Love that the recycled denim
Was used in such a unique way.
#14 Ann Rippel 2019-07-21 19:48
When I first saw the quilt I thought I was in a summer garden. Benches all about to stop and rest and enjoy the beautiful landscape.
#13 JeanineL 2019-07-18 11:53
This is definitely an adventurous and unusual use different types of fabric. The appliqué on the lighter fabric is really lovely and beautifully done. However, I find my eye drawn by the dark/light strips of background at the sides rather than focusing on the appliqué. For me, the background seems chaotic and distracts from the beautiful appliqué. Nice work, though.
#12 Phyllis Wilson 2019-07-18 10:47
Too gorgeous. A work of art.
#11 macintosh 2019-07-18 07:56
This is really lovely. The delicate applique is such a great offset to the denim. Also a great idea to double the batting on the shirt fabric.
#10 Jill Farnsworth 2019-07-17 22:13
This is a beautiful quilt! I love it!
#9 Carol A Zizich 2019-07-17 22:10
Absolutely amazing!!!!
#8 bopciaof5 2019-07-17 14:42
Just too cool
#7 Lindsayfarm 2019-07-17 11:54
A very beautiful quilt.
#6 Jennifer Pendergast 2019-07-17 10:02
This is an amazing quilt the details and quality of workmanship is incredible.
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