That incredible constellation fabric was the ’tissue paper’ for my Christmas gift from a friend in Maine (Lisa makes bowties). I needn’t tell you that the silk patterned with stars was gift enough!
Nearly all of these sections were pieced into three long-ish strips and made it up onto the board.
The stars only show up in small rectangles, though, meaning that the nice night atmosphere created by having a horizon line, did not transition off of this work surface.
I have been thinking that all of these sections may need to divide into TWO QUILTS — one depicting night and one depicting day.
Clip art polar bearing (top right) is going. Entire top treatment, in fact, to be revised.
Here you can see where some of the fish batik and dusty-blue rayon-shirt-spirals ended up. I may have to dunk that ‘tavern’ swatch into tea for a couple of hours — it pops a little too much.
Here’s what I rearranged on the floor with remnants: