No, this is not a new quilt and you've seen it before. It was made for the Gray Plus One challenge and is called No Elephants Here. (long story behind the name). The quilt measures 18" x 24".
A fiber art group to which I belong, FANE (Fiber Artists of the North East), has monthly challenges. This month we were to visit a previous quilt that we had made, isolate one section and make that section into a new quilt.
Here's my new piece measuring 12" x16", almost three times as big as the isolated section. I didn't realize how I had screwed up until it was all finished. If you look at the isolated section, you'll see that the strong line on the right hand side should be parallel to the angled line, not perpendicular. And I made the two squares in the same direction. The bold stripe on the right is an interesting piece of fiber that I bought this summer. It is two inches wide and came on a roll. It it some kind of pressed leaves and/or paper on a paper base. Very cool stuff, whatever it is. The hand dyed rayon threads couched down next to it were bought at the same time to coordinate. They are such yummy colors. The solid colors are silk Dupioni. Be sure to click on the picture to see details.
I'm going to start another one today with the correct orientation and a different color. I have more of that paper/leaf fiber in tan/brown/gold. I'll post it when it's finished.
It's the first bit of sewing I've done in a long time and it felt good to be doing something again. I've been in such a creative slump or funk. Perhaps it has something to do with my recent rejections from shows......Quilt National, Visions, Schweinfuth, Lark Book, SAQA. I know that they all had a very small percentage of acceptance, and lots and lots of people try and never get in, but it still hurt. Quilt National gets over 1,000 entries for 83 spots. I have since entered my three QN entries into three other shows. I still think that they're good quilts and hopefully some other venue will, too. You haven't seen them here, but you will if they get accepted.