Quilting Arts Magazine

Traditions FROM INDIA

he quilt was hanging to dry on a stone wall beside a construction site—a striking quilt, amidst heaps of sand and rocks and a cloud of dust from the busy road. A riot of colors in a randomly assembled assortment of fabrics—varied sizes and shapes, texture and type, solid and printed; the rippled texture of the hand quilting in white thread; the colorful motifs that depict their culture; and the fabric embellishment on the corners all came together to create the riveting visual. I couldn’t take my eyes off of this quilt and

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