InstructionsBuy a book with Barjello quilts and make one that suits your taste. These are hard to make as far as I am concerned and will not make another. They are not my thing.
Type of item: Functional
Style: Cute, Mod, Whimsical
Many, many fabrics went into this one. It was again a project with my son, Martin, in 2007. He made all the panels on a Singer 1909 Treadle machine and I sewed up the strips. I backed it with black fabric.
What was your inspiration?
My son wanted to make this one. I liked it since it was my first one and there was a quilt show in town so I put it in the show and won an Honorable Mention. I suppose many got that but it was still a win.
What are you most proud of?
That I was able to make it with my son Martin when he lived with us for a while during 2007. He is a very talented wood worker, jeweler, quilter and air-brush artist. He took to quilting like a duck to water.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Buy a Barjello book. That's it. Have a lot of patience and be sure to get the pieces in line so that you get the cascading effect. It is way cool!