My friend has a quilt shop and she gave me a piece of striped fabric and said see if you can figure out something neat to do with this. So I thought and thought and this is what I came up with - it reminds me somewhat of the Cherokees and some of the beautiful bright designs I have seen them make. Or maybe we could call it a "Bargello Cheater Quilt" because it certainly looks like bargello, but its without most of the labor! Why do I say that, because I just cut strips of black and from the original fabric and sewed them together! So easy! I think I will put it in the motorhome when I get it quilted. Here is the original fabric:
I have always been an artist and with art quilts I have found a way to combine my two loves of painting and textiles.