Wednesday, February 3, 2010
The bauhaus quilt -- how far it got
I haven't bothered much to find the best combination. These strips are ready sewn and quilted. The only way to vary them is to exchange complete strips, but I like better to let coincidence do a lot of the arrangement job. Some work with intuition. I limit my choice right from the start and have to live with what happens.
The quilt is bed width already, but not length yet. There are 3 or 4 more strips to come. Initially, I intended to give it a black frame and a turquoise inner frame, but I'm lacking material for the frame and I think it will look more like a traditional quilt and not like bauhaus if I make a frame. I want it to look more like a Paul Klee picture.
As I don't have a wall to put it on, it is lying on the living room carpet, I hope you can ignore that.
I gave it a title: "Ida's sleep", because it was Ida Kerkovius who made a similar quilt of felt in the 1920ies.