Field Flowers (quilt top only)
69″ wide by 74 1/2″ tall
I took it out in the backyard for some photos, easily done with my new quilt stand. It’s very satisfying to look at this, noticing scraps of fabric here and there that remind me of different quilts and times.
The pattern is Flowers for Emma, by Sherri McConnell, and like a true A Quilting Life pattern, it’s easy to follow and a lovely design. [You can also buy it at Fat Quarter Shop.] I’ve already tucked the completed quilt top away in the closet, awaiting its quilting (at some time in the future). I added a couple of extra rows and a couple of hexie blocks to lengthen out each row, wanting it a bit bigger.
Here’s where I started, a year ago on April 25, 2018. Nice to be at the “finished top” stage.
I’m calling this Field Flowers, as each petal of my hexie flowers is small, and contains visual treasures, like this vista of wildflowers in bloom on the hills around our city.
These are all closeups of small flowers at my feet: pops of color that delight. So instead of a “Field of Flowers,” I chose “Field Flowers,” a different connotation entirely.
The spring equinox supermoon is tonight. Don’t forget to look!
(You can also see it tomorrow night, too.)