This is how far I got with my first korak. When it is all full of pins, sewing it is like operating a fully awake porcupine. But the method of covering every cut line with a folded one makes arranging the block a free experimental game instead of demanding a plan from the start -- which has been my greatest obstacle on the way to a quilt. I simply can't work if I know what my project will look like in the end. If I do, there is no point in starting the whole thing.
This is the basic confession of my craft.
Original Koraks don't get quilted, although some might need a little quilting, like the velvet patches -- 3rd link below . I tried some cautious quilting with small stitches on the flower fabric in the bottom block. What do you think? To quilt or not to quilt?
Here are some links of more koraks.
Quilters' Muse Virtual Museum
A 19th century piece
A Korak with velvet