Roman Tiles

Project Description

What are you most proud of? The contrast quilting and painting over the finished quilt. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Take it slowly and carefully

What you will need

  • Commercial cottons
  • cotton/silk blend solid black
  • wool batting plus 100% cotton batting
  • silk
  • polyester
  • and metallic threads
  • metallic paint mixed with Blending medium applied after quilting

Q&A with Ann Petersen

Artmomma asked:
WOW! Absolutely beautiful! I found myself lost in studying the details of this work of art. It makes me wish I could see it in person. What size is this quilt?
Ann Petersen answered:
Thank you so much, it will be traveling to shows, so it is possible you might be able to see it. It is 76" x 76"
Artmomma asked:
Any chance you will have it is the quilt show in Santa Barbara in September?
Ann Petersen answered:
No, I'm afraid not this one.
Megan Byrne, Poet's Corner Quilts asked:
This is absolutely beautiful and so much work. Congratulations Ann!
Ann Petersen answered:
Thank you so much!
Dricca Kastrup asked:
Ah, it's absolutely gorgeous!!! Wish I could see it "in person"
Ann Petersen answered:
Thank you so much
Yiya Cucuy asked:
This is absolutely gorgeous! The quilting effect is lovely. The stems and leaves seem to be a different kind of fabric. Are they applique?
Ann Petersen answered:
It is quilted with a gold thread and then painted with a sheer coat of metallic paint. Thanks!