Spiral Patchwork Custom Duvet Cover for Hans and Margo

October 24, 2015By Kristin Miller QuiltsBed quilts, Commissioned Quilts, Spiral quilts No Comments

This commission was a pleasure, because my friends Hans and Margo came to my studio and dug through big piles of scraps, selecting brilliant and unexpected fabrics for their custom  duvet cover. I loved the wild fabrics they chose. They wanted a spiral, surrounded by tilting borders, two of my favourite improvisational patchwork techniques. Center … Read More

Peacock Quilt

October 23, 2015By Kristin Miller QuiltsArt Quilts, Birds, Commissioned Quilts, Gallery, Nature Quilts, Peacock Quilt No Comments

The Peacock Quilt The Peacock Quilt is 60″ by 80″, designed to fit on the top of a queen-sized bed. It was commissioned by a woman who loves peacocks, and it was a challenge to envision, design, and sew. Needless to say, I’m proud as a peacock to have created this quilt. Close-up of the … Read More

Japanese Panels Quilt-a quilt commission

October 22, 2015By Kristin Miller QuiltsBed quilts, Commissioned Quilts, Gallery, Japanese Quilt No Comments

This commissioned quilt is composed of fabulous cotton panels from Japan, collected over the years by my client. She sent the panels to me and I arranged and rearranged them in different configurations on my design wall. I experimented with different colours for the lattice strips which unified the panels, then sent her photos of these … Read More