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

Dance of the Spirals, an art quilt

September 1, 2015By Kristin Miller QuiltsArt Quilts, Gallery, Quilts for Sale, Spiral quilts No Comments

Dance of the Spirals¬†is a large art quilt wallhanging composed of intertwining patchwork spirals. Drawing a spiral with a pencil only takes a second, so it may be hard for the non-quilter to understand how difficult and exhilarating it is to sew free-form patchwork spirals without a pattern. Each spiral develops its own unique shape … Read More