It wakes up the creative juices and makes you think outside the box.
At the beginning of summer I had the pleasure of teaching at the North Carolina Quilt Symposium here in Fayetteville NC. Part of the symposium was a quilt show and of course vendors. You can probably imagine that much of the little spare time I had was spent looking at quilts and shopping and chatting with quilting friends and shopping. On one these excursions I discovered some curious batik fabric remnants.
The remnants were packaged in an enticing roll and I couldn’t wait to take a little peak inside one of the rolls. About 7 small strips of fabric between 3 and 7 inches wide, approximately 1 yard total were in each bundle. -
These were curious little batik treasures - not big enough to make a large quilt, but not too little to make something fun. I bought a few rolls, but only opened one roll and picked out all the rest based on what I saw in the margins of the rolls.…