June 20th, 2008
And, it’s finished! I did tie the quilt after all. This quilt reminds me of berries. I had a triple berry sorbet this past weekend, that if all these colors were mashed together, would surely be the same hue of bruised purple. The kitty has decided this quilt is hers and would not butt out of the photographing. I had to shove her off to get the first one. I was joking with Ryan that redecorating the living room was more for the cat than anyone else. She spends the most time in there by far.
I read in my Gee’s Bend book that quilts with long strips of fabrics are called Lazy Girl quilts. Don’t you love that? While I did want something easy to make, I really like the modern lines strips of fabric give, as opposed to something intricately pieced. A lot of modern art has this quality–straightforward, simplistic. While wandering in any given museum, going from renaissance to modern art, I often find myself thinking of how lazy the art seems in comparison, wondering how much of it was choice, statement, and just the nature of these industrial times where we expect things to be easy. I don’t have a point really, just thinking out loud.
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