Christine Porter to make a quilt (or wall hanging) based on Italian cathedral floors. She has translated these 3D illusions into quilt patterns in her book Viva Venezia. There were several pros and cons to the class, but I am not interested in discussing them here. What I am interested in discussing is color/fabric choices made by my class mates.
The success or failure of this pattern is based on the juxtaposition of light and dark fabrics. Some people chose patterned fabrics (vs my solids) and others chose colors (vs my gray, navy, brown). I tried to take as many photos as possible as a way for me to reflect on fabric choices. Why did some of these work so nicely when others (in my opinion) were a bit flat. I thought maybe you would like to see the many variations of the same pattern too.
What works to you? What can be improved? Do you like the patterned fabric or solids? Batiks vs not. I'm curious to hear your analysis.
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