The very busy Karen Lewis has been doing some dreamy work in Leeds using Scandinavia on a kaleidoscope block (out of Joyce Gieszler’s book Then and Now Quilts).
Do visit her Karen Lewis Textiles blog to see more pics and her working process. She said things like:
I wanted to print a design that would leave a lot of the beautiful Oakshott fabric showing through
It is a paper pieced pattern which is a process I have actually grown to love
I settled on the idea of a matchstick spiral
I think I may be a convert to this method [for binding]…it used half the fabric…what’s not to love?
As for the original bundle of Scandinavia shot cottons…what a dream they were to print on and sew with…I will certainly be doing that again.
and here’s the final result: