Helen Hazon – When East Meets West – Kamon Star

For this quilt I have used a traditional Western-style pieced star block as the background but in bright,  Indian colours. I quilted the triangular parts of the star with straight lines then I stitched Japanese kamon designs in the open squares. All fabrics and threads are cotton.

 

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  1. Very, very pretty! And I find myself wondering if the colour selection has an East/West flavour too…

  2. Love the way that you have used threads of different colours to mirror your fabrics.

  3. I love your stitched Japanese Kamon designs.

  4. Beautiful stitching and colours love the combination of designs

  5. joanbrailsford

    A very interesting way of interpreting the subject, and beautifully stitched.

  6. I love your colours and the quilting is really beautiful.

  7. http://ekeskleurdesign.blogspot.no/

    Nice colours, good balance and an interesting view on your interpretation of this challenge.

  8. Love the simplicity of your piece it is so effective

  9. Lovely, Helen! The simplicity and the beautiful stitching make the quilt.

  10. Helen this is a lovely piece. The purple and pink remind me a sari I had seen recently. This piece is absolute precision with the piecing and machine quilting. Stunning.

  11. Chantal Guillermet

    Perfect stitches ! I like the simplicity in your piece

  12. English quilter

    The quilting is beautiful. The simplicity of the design emphasizes your beautiful quilting. Your choices of thread echo the colors of the piece.

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