First, let's look at the update for
It wasn't a very green week! Only 81 triangles added. Total count 4.482.
Fabric in Focus
Dots, another favourite pattern that quilters often use, are many in my collection. Some dots sneak in with other patterns (stars e.g.)
Now for the completed
H C Quilt
H C standsfor Himeji Castle. Together with Kumamoto and Matsumoto castles it is one of the most famous medieval fortresses in Japan and is visited by crowds of tourist every year. It is also known as the White Heron Castle, and in the recent renovation the roof was restored to its original white colour. In the old photograph I used for my drawing on the quilt, however, the roof is greyish, and so I used grey crayons.
You can read more about Himeji Castle and its long history here.
The progress I made this week:
I quilted some rays of sunshine with metallic thread.
Then the wind in the sky.
A bit more greenery.
The quilt has been given to an armchair traveller, with the hope that one day a real visit to the castle will be made.