Follow up to yesterday’s post, What’s on the Design Wall.
Terry the Quilting Husband (TTQH) and I did an outside photo shoot with Additional Conversations, the improvisational art quilt from recycled materials I completed yesterday.
Here are some better photos of the piece (as opposed to those from yesterday where I squished myself to the hallway wall to take photos…):
Now the quilt sit on the ironing board awaiting batting, backing, and quilting.
The Recycled Materials
In case you are curious, here is a list of the recycled materials used in this piece:
- Denim duvet cover
- Old jeans
- Curtain (valence scarf)
- Tweed jumper
- Old sweat pants
- Corduroy Shirt
- Gold home decorating fabric scraps (given to me by an interior decorator from her sample collection)
- The world’s ugliest orange corduroy pants
All these items were destined for the landfill but instead they became this quilt!
Tomorrow is the last day of October (and Halloween) and the end my month long 4th blog anniversary celebration (see post Blog Anniversary Celebration & Giveaway).
To close out the 4th anniversary I am putting together a post called “Random Follow-ups“. I am going to randomly follow up on posts over the past four years that are hopefully deserving of follow up!