Gallery of Themes

We love photos! Lots of lovely pictures of the quilts and the quilts in progress can be found over at Flickr.

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JUNE 2008: Self-Portrait

Two strangers, we’ve spoken once and emailed a few times: who are we? The first portraits are our introduction to each other and our first experiments in arty quilting.

The finished Self-portraits!

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JULY 2008: “There’s no place like home”

On the road, travelling around the world – or juggling kids, work and family life. What does home mean to us at this very moment? All four sides of the finished \

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AUGUST 2008: Dreams

The dreams of the sleeping night-time, dreams of the future, visions and daydreams. Which will it be?

Dreams quilts

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SEPTEMBER 2008: “Balance”

The challenge is beginning to take hold, as we attempt to finish each month’s quilt amidst many conflicting demands. How do you find balance? What does it mean?

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OCTOBER and NOVEMBER 2008: “Myths and Legends”

Stories and legends, tall tales, heroes, and… the fables we fall for, for a while.

For this quilt, we allowed ourselves to choose any fabric already present in our stash. Unbelievably, that made it so much harder that we had to take an extra month….

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DECEMBER 2008: “Protest”

War and destruction, greed and power. A small quilt with a big protest voice. What do you want to shout about?

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JANUARY 2009 (tweet.)

“Neither Here nor There”

The parcels of goodies will all have had another life. Fabric from a shirt, buttons from an old dress; inherited notions and scraps with a story all ready to tell. What will we make of re-made materials and a nebulous theme?

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