Monday, 3 September 2012

A new quilting pattern or is it a different style ?

At a 'farewell' coffee morning today for Laxmi ( who's off to see her children and grandsons ), amidst gorging on delicious chocolate truffle cake and flaky pastry savouries ,  I learnt something new ! Our hostess, Veena, showed us a fabric mat / trivet her friend had made.
It was several layers of cotton sewed in a pattern of parallel diagonal lines. Then all the layers of fabric barring the bottom most were cut between the parallel lines and they sort of ruffled up and looked really pretty ......

The pictures show much better what I'm trying so hard to describe !

the front

the back

close up of the layers