25. juli 2019

Liberty stof - Capel Mustard

Sekskant/hexagons I den sønne Liberty Capel mustard/sennep.

Laver man patchwork med sekskanter kalder man det Grandmothers Flower Garden.

Det kommer fra den kendte engelske patchworksyerske Averil Colbys.

Averil Colby (1900 - 1983) was one of the most influential quiltmakers of her time. Gardener, quilter, designer and author, this formidable lady was particularly known for ‘foraging’ fabrics and her use of the traditional English hexagon shape. She did not believe in using a sewing machine and thought patchwork was an excellent way of teaching plain sewing. When she died, some of the items from her workroom were given to The Quilters’ Guild. Perhaps the most cherished of these was a collection of the floral fabrics she used, some of which represent the ‘cream’ of 19th century cotton printing. Now catalogued, these fabric samples, dating from 1780, have proved invaluable in helping quilt historians date old quilts. This is especially important since many historic quilts were never signed or dated. A selection of the Averil Colby fabric samples will be included in the exhibition being staged in the Bailey Gallery. They are being presented in a special display case purchased by the Quilt Museum with funding from Yorventure.

Kilde: http://www.quiltmuseum.org.uk

Når man arbejder med sekskanter syntes jeg at man for et rigtig fint look - lige nu arbejder jeg med patchwork men mere på grafiske illustrative måder.

Patchwork - Hexagon/sekskant i Liberty Capel Mustard
Hexagon/sekskant i Liberty Capel Mustard 

Hexagon/sekskant i Liberty Capel Mustard
Stoffet er kvaliteten tana lawn.