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Bloomfield United

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Made for the Re-Vision challenge of the Quilter's Guild of the British Isles to celebrate our 40th anniversay.  All quilts had to be based on the Bloomfield coverlet (see my photos) - not a piece I warmed to.  From show 2202 I had the idea to make kaleidoscopes from various parts of the coverlet's surface using ScopeWorks.  I printed selected ones using EQ printables.  Then I stacked them on a background before quilting the whole piece.  The edges I quilted in narrow straight lines - so boring I fell asleep whilst doing it - luckily I was quilting outwards at the time but my head hit the sewing machine with a thwack.

Date Added: April 13, 2019

 

Name of Pattern or Block original
Owned By Anne-Marie Tye
Name of Maker Anne-Marie Tye
Name of Quilter Anne-Marie Tye
Year Made 2019
Year Made is: Certain
Located in City Burray
Located in State Orkney
Located in Country United Kingdom
Condition of Quilt Mint
Design Source Adapted Original Design
Design Source - Based On Bloomfield Coverlet
Design Source - Published In website of QGBI
Design Source - Designed by unknown
Design Source - Pattern Name Anne-Marie Tye
Design Source - Description The Bloomfield coverlet centre is a flower made of hexagons surrounded by crosses, religious tracts in coloured squares, broderie perse flowers surrounded by a decadent blue swagged border.
Genre Contemporary Quilt
Quilt Type Wall Quilt
Quilt Width 18"
Quilt Height 24"
Measurement In: Inches
Fabric Used 100% Commercial Cotton, Other
Fabric Used - Other Desc. photo printed fabric
Construction Technique Applique
Construction Technique - Other Desc. photo printed kaleidoscopes
Piecing By None
Applique by Machine
Types of Quilting Machine Quilted, Quilted on domestic machine
Embellishments None

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