A little crazy quilt….Silver Linings CQ

I started this quilt in 2001, worked in the method of ‘quilt as you go’, I completed each block independently with an intact sandwiched block. Hand embroidery in my opinion is the only method for a ‘real crazy quilt’ and this was no exception. What made this quilt so special, its like I was stepped back in time. Everything except the outer binding was 100% reclaimed silk linings from jackets and coats. Batting was worn toweling, green outer  border was from a fall mid weight dress. Labels are taken from reclaimed clothing.

This quilt is 42×42 and it won first prize in ‘Most Innovative’ category at the IPM Quilt Show in Southern Ontario, Canada in 2004.

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