Under the tutelage of pro-seamstress and Liberty Love author Alexia Abegg, I'm knee-deep in my quiltmaking project. Alexia includes lots of tips in her book about matching colors and prints, and the selection of fabrics we decided on together during our trip to Textile Fabrics has given me a spooky, luxe framework to play with. After seeing Alexia's designs in person at her book release party last month, I've scoured the Internet for a few more examples of primo quiltmaking — from Gee's Bend to Japanese denim patchwork to historical American quilts with Freemason imagery — that I'll try to channel into my own. Look through some of the quilts that I've chosen inspiration after the jump.
Next up: I visit Alexia in her studio, Stitch, and get to work.