Decorating with quilts on beds

In my last blog I shared some wall quilts that are displayed in my house for staging for sale. Here are pictures showing the quilts that I put on the beds. The first ones show the spare bedroom with my  Kaleidoscope quilt. Large Hadron Colliderscope was made using my template-free kaleidoscope method. I enlarged the pattern to make this 36 block quilt and had fun designing the layout.

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The master bedroom is graced with Trip Around the Garden. This quilt is featured in my book, Traditional Quilts with a Twist. I made several quilts based on the Trip-Around-the-World theme, plugging pieced blocks into the the traditional layout of squares to reproduce the on-point patterns of color. This one was made from simple 6″ blocks – 9-patch, Bowtie, Sawtooth Star, Shoofly and Ohio Star separated with the floral sashing. I used a different cornerstones in the sashing to carry the colors through and help the overall design.

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In my son’s bedroom, I went with Retro-Radiation, a quilt made from my template-free Op-Art Kaleidoscope blocks. There are 16 blocks made from assorted black and white fabrics with red and yellow added to the mix. As you can tell, I like piano keys borders!

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