Yesterday, I went to see the Gee's Bend quilt exhibit at the London Convention Centre (London, Ontario, Canada) with a group of quilters. I will do another post later this weekend with pictures of the quilts I saw. As you know, I have been thinking about doing a selvage quilt for quite a while. I have quite a collection: I have made a couple of selvage projects including a post card and a sewing stool seat cover. Last Christmas, my husband gave me this book:
Today, after thinking about the quilts I saw yesterday, I took the book off my bookshelf and decided to make a liberated selvage quilt inspired by a quilt layout I saw at the quilt show yesterday. I used a muslin foundation for each quarter block. The block is my version of Freddy Moran and Gwen Marston's Liberated Wedding Ring block. Here is my first block.
When I showed my husband, he immediately told me that my selvages were not straight! He would have a hard time being a liberated quilter! I hope to make a few more blocks later this weekend. It is supposed to be very hot again which means it is good weather for staying inside my air conditioned house and sewing!