Adding and Subtracting

“For life to be meaningful, add a little sacrifice, subtract anger and hatred, multiply friends and divide love for everyone to share.” unknown

This quilt started with the block “Shooting Star” first published in 1897  with the Ladies Art Co.

shootingstar

 

This block goes diagonally down the quilt.  On each side of this set of squares, a single element is added or subtracted from the original block.

adding160 x 60 inches

machine pieced, machine quilted

adding2Backed and bordered with striped shot cotton in coordinating colors.  This will be a birthday gift for a very special person!

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Filed under batiks, historical quilt block, machine quilting, quilting, quilts

2 responses to “Adding and Subtracting

  1. I like the colour graduation across the quilt very much. Beautiful work.

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