Well, it is a little past “tomorrow,” but at least I am here now. And, the house is cleaner, more cookies are baked and I am working on rearranging my studio. But that is another story.
The second quilt in my Deux entry is called Imagine Red. One of the standout images of the poem is the “matador’s cape snapping.” I was thinking how to incorporate a cape, then it occurred to me, why not have the quilt in the shape of a cape. The last image of the poem:
Through this process, I became much more comfortable with eliminating what was not working, and adding new ideas. I have always been careful of my use of fabric, cutting into special pieces of fabric only after careful thought. In these two quilts, I found myself changing my mind after cutting, and feeling very comfortable with the result. The scraps may or may not land in another quilt. They may even find themselves in a bag for donation. That is OK.