Ann Turley – C

Spiraling Crown

Spiraling Crown was inspired by the on-going world corona virus pandemic. I used an orphan paper pieced block and added several more rounds, log cabin style. Everything is from commercial cottons. A well-placed yo-yo adds a bit of visual interest and texture. The detail photo shows my use of a variegated quilting thread.

Detail view:

  1. Love the simplicity of the design and strong visual impact of the colour combination!

  2. carolinehiggs

    I love this piece; despite at first seeming to be totally irregular it is actually beautifully constructed respecting very regular lines. The colours work perfectly as does the yo-yo. A lesson on never forgetting the orphaned pieces in the store!

  3. Interesting construction and perfect piecing and quilting ! the colour combination catches the eyes.

  4. Maryte Collard

    It looks simple but very effective.

  5. Had to take a close look at this quilt as at first it looked very simple. It is not: very beautiful construction and great interpretation of the present times. Lovely quilting as well.

  6. Very nice piecing and quilting. Very strong visual effect. “Less is more”.

  7. I like the spiral crown and the extra yellow lines. Nice quilting!

  8. joanbrailsford

    I like the subtle shade changes in your log cabin and the contrast with the the yellow. This is a very precsie and strong design. well done

  9. A bold, modern composition with a new twist to the log cabin design. Great use of your orphan block, well done!

  10. Wow and I have to agree with everyone else, very modern and contemporary.

  11. Great way of putting this time in an abstract design. Love the use of colors and fabric choices. And your secure stitching!

  12. An excellent use of your orphan block. A very effective design enhanced with precise quilting.

  13. studiociboulette

    Very nice piecing and technique. I love the off center effect, very appropriate for this trying time. Beautiful.

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