Thursday, March 30, 2017

Q151 – ES20 – New Quilt

Good Day,

Today Andy and I would like to present to you our 151st quilt, ES20.

ES20 - JS AB - February 2017
ES20 is a commemorative quilt that we created to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Equality Florida organization. ES20 specifically Equality St. Petersburg 20, will be auctioned in support Equality Florida at the 2017 Equality Florida St. Pete Gala, April 15, 2017, at the Mahaffey Theater, 100 1st S. Saint Petersburg, Florida.

This is a sister quilt to our ET20.

The colors of ES20 are various shades of green and off-white which is in representation of the Equality Florida logo.

Our draft designs of ES20 and ET20, without appliqued lettering.



The dimensions of our new ES20 quilt are 70” wide by 90” long.

The quilt is created using 100% cotton. The inner top was created and constructed with squares and triangles which were all cut using Accuquilt’s Go! Big.  All 2-inch squares and triangles were pieced together in strips. Each strip was sewn together to create our design of cascading green squares and triangles on the off-white background. The spray of colored pieces represents an upward movement forging together to create a unity and equality of strength, renewal, harmony, and growth.

The lettering for the Equality 20 at the top of the quilt was also cut using our Accuquilt Go! Big. Each individual letter was appliquéd.

Our quilting is based on the artwork of Keith Haring. We created stencils of similar characters and have quilted the complete top and all four borders with the characters. They were freehand stitched on our Janome 6300.

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Enjoy,

Jim and Andy

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