Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Savacool Necktie Quilt

The initial design:
Ties still intact, waiting to be taken apart:

Ties that have been taken apart and need to be laundered one more time:

Here are the ties, freshly laundered, ironed, folded and awaiting the cut:

And here's the first diamond, cut:

The concept:

The strips are sewn together, and here it is laid out on the floor:
The reason for the very long delay in posting the pics of the finished product is because I discovered that it's really difficult to sew hexagons pieces together. So, in an effort to speed things up I lopped off all the ends and came up with this:

Quilts By Kate
Since the final piece wasn't very big I used long strips to frame it, and I backed it with a beautiful piece of navy blue velvet:
All quilts by kate are one-of-a-kind originals. See right panel for pricing. A quilt like this would be priced at $600.

Finished November 2010

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