Friday, July 8, 2011

Minimalist Exploration Continues

I'm continuing to explore the concept of minimalism. I'm working on a series of black and white quilts. I think removing all color and print is challenging me. It's now all about how the shapes work together.
The second one I'm working has a more "organic" feel with sweeping curves. It's an interesting experiment for me. So far....I'm in to it.Every time I post a picture like this, I get a slew of emails asking about the quilt rack. The rack was designed and built by my dad. I have three of them. They're so great. He even started to write a pattern for them since so many folks asked about them, but it never got in final shape. Let me know if you want me to talk with him about it again. If you're in the area I'm sure he'd love to make one for you....for a price.
Have a great weekend everyone!

26 comments:

Jerri said...

Loooove the black and white. It's just fabulous! So striking.

Barb said...

your black and white quilt is very cool and graphic!
I'd love info on the rack!
I have a friend who uses old ladders this way, but I like your new ones.
info please.

Impera_Magna said...

Oh my... your black and white quilt is striking... I immediately started to mentally assign meaning to the shapes... *lol* ...Projective Quilts: tThe New Trend in Psychotherapy!

Impera_Magna said...

...if your dad finishes the pattern for the quilt rack, he could sell them on Etsy! I know I would buy one!!!

Helen said...

The black and white quilts are great and I love the quilt rack - aren't dads great?!

Melanie said...

I would be interested in buying a quilt rack, as well. Beautiful quilts, too!

Paige said...

I would definitely be interested in a pattern/dimensions for a rack. I have a friend who is a fantastic woodworker and I would buy plans!

Annelise said...

I just love your minimalistic quilts! Is it possible to buy patterns?

merumo said...

Your minimalist quilt looks gorgeous! I haven't been to that area yet, but I just love your style a lot!! I'm one of the fans of your dad's quilt racks :) It looks so nice and simple, yet practical!!

goecker said...

Love those b/w

Greta said...

Please, do ask your dad to take up the pattern writing effort again. It's a wonderful design.

carol said...

Love the black and white....simplicity at it's BEST!!

Poppyprint said...

It's a great study! I've been thinking more about it, too, since making a QR Code quilt.

Annie said...

Stunning!

Judy in Michigan said...

Another excellent quilt! I really love your style!!

folksmith said...

I love your quilt rack!

Esch House Quilts said...

That black and white is totally fantastic!! Can't wait to see the one with curves.

Flying Blind... said...

The B&W is completely and utterly awesome!

MariQuilts said...

Love the quilt.....I'm trying to be more conscious of the negative space too.

Beautiful Quilt rack.

Shirley said...

I would be interested in the quilt rack pattern. Unfortunately, I am not anywhere near the area. Love your quilts

Vivian said...

I'd also love the pattern for the quilt rack so if your father is willing, let us know when and where to purchase it.

upstateLisa said...

looove the black and white, always!

Katie said...

I love the quilt rack as well & would be interested in more information.

Anne: said...

I LOVE the rack! Please post more about it. Your dad should go into business making these - - I'm sure he could corner the market on quilt racks, there are so few nice options out there!

thepinkpaintedgiraffe.com said...

WOW! I LOVE this quilt!

Flaun said...

I'd really like to get the pattern for the quilt rack. All the ones I see are cutesy country and short. A taller modern one would be fabulous in my space!