English Fields Quilt
I finally finished a quilt that I dreamed up in 2009 when we first visited England. I wanted to make a patchwork quilt that would look like the farms and fields of the English countryside. It took me a while to figure out how to incorporate some diagonal pieces along with the rectangles (and to gather all of the green fabric). I sewed straight rows through the quilt to look like furrows. Last year when we visited England, I bought a ball of yarn made from the wool of the sheep at Blenheim Palace. I used it to tie the quilt randomly so that it would look like lambs in pairs or threes. I like the effect that it created on the back.