Friday, January 31, 2014

Loving the Barns!

The Barns quilt was hand embroidered by my talented mother. I struggled a bit with deciding how much quilting was needed inside the barn blocks. For the most part, I decided that less was more. I didn't want too much quilting to take away from the workmanship of the embroidery.

I filled the red sashing strips with stones...much like a stone wall. The tan blocks between the strips were perfect for wood-grain barn-wood.

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