Cosmic Improv Quilt // Finished Modern Quilt

Cosmic Improv
Last month, I was in a sewing rut and pulled out my Cosmic Burst + Solids stack late one night, piecing and cutting at random. It was therapeutic. It was fun.  I am thrilled at the outcome.This quilt represents a departure from my normal style. Free pieced blocks. Negative space. A pieced-background where I literally pulled scraps out of my neutrals bin and went to town (undoubtedly inspired, at least subconsciously, by Amanda Jean’s recent quilt). A light colored binding. A quilt sized somewhere between mini and baby. Randomly spaced organic straight lines in multiple colors.
Cosmic Improv Perspective
Thank you Mark & Cara Cesarik, for sending the Cosmic Burst. I’ve loved seeing this collection in its wide range of uses. For me, Cosmic Burst was more about color than pattern. I simply loved the vivid colors, and I hope this quilt reflects that. I decided I’m starting a gallery wall on my currently bare, very tall wall along the upper stair case. This will have a home there. J, I hope you like it :)
cosmic improv 2
Cosmic Improv Back
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5 Comments

  1. Posted May 21, 2012 at 11:47 am | Permalink

    Love it Katie. The quilting is great on it too!

  2. Posted May 21, 2012 at 3:21 pm | Permalink

    Oooooooooh, very nice!

  3. Posted May 21, 2012 at 3:47 pm | Permalink

    Katie this is a fun quilt! Great use of the brightly colored improv blocks with the neutral in the background. I like the organic quilting lines and the light binding.

  4. Posted May 21, 2012 at 4:03 pm | Permalink

    What a fun quilt, Katie. I love the use of neutrals with the bright colors

  5. miamihoney
    Posted May 23, 2012 at 3:15 am | Permalink

    You have done it again. Looks fantastic!

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