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Unfinished Quilt

Added May 15, 2008

by anajan

Belgrade, Serbia






I started working on this quilt a year ago. And never finished it, it seems that my inspiration dried out. Its current dimenstions are approximately 1m x 1m (the widest parts of the quilt). The problem I had was its octagon shape, and I wanted it to be rectangular when finished (the final dimensions should be 1,60m x 2,00m). I simply had no idea what to do with this octagon and how to fit it within a rectangle shape. It would be petty to leave it unfinished, since I like the design very much. Any idea, anyone? LAST EDIT: I added one more image (fifth in a set), with two ideas how to finish this quilt – both provided by Olya_Boieru (member of the site). I think I’ll use the first one. LAST EDIT: Inspired by Olya’s suggestions, I made a sketch for my quilt (image 6 in a set).

Material Notes

cotton leftovers





Olya_Boieru for her great ideas!

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    Aug 28, 2010, 04.15 PMby nevencica

    ja sam za ovaj tvoj rad ostala bez komentara prvenstveno svaka cast na srpljenju pa onda sve redom sto ide)))

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      Aug 29, 2010, 01.27 PMby anajan

      Hvala puno! Ovaj pacvork mi je posebno drag, jer sam ga sama dizajnirala. Medjutim, nije zavrsen, a izgleda da sam ga i zagubila negde medju stvarima dok sam se selila iz stana u stan. Ipak, imam zelju da napravim nesto slicno, sa motivima koji podsecaju na slike Viktora Vasarelija, fascinirana sam op-art pravcem u umetnosti. Za to je potrebno dosta vremena, treba pronaci i dovoljno tkanina u svim potrebnim bojama, tako da je ideja prilicno ambiciozna, ali ja volim izazove :)

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    May 21, 2008, 10.12 AMby olyaboieru

    thanks :)

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    May 15, 2008, 10.00 AMby olyaboieru

    This IS a piece of art! And the colors are so bright and cheerful! I have never seen something like this before and didn’t know it’s called quilting. But if there was a painting or composition I design, my idea would be to make like triangular orange-red frames, like this ^, from 4 parts so that to finish left and right sides from upper and bottom so to create a rectangular form! Does it make any sense? If you are interested in my idea I can try to paint it and send you by email.

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    May 15, 2008, 08.08 AMby nenasew

    I’m so sorry you are uninspired right now. Hopefully you’ll get your mojo back. This quilt is stunning.

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    May 15, 2008, 05.28 AMby polychromatin

    Wow, that’s an awesome piece of work! I never knew what Quilting is and I’m not sure how you do this in the end? But it must’ve been a lot of work!

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