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Gallery, Quilts 16-20

stacked (), click to enlargeStacked (2010)  166cm x 103cm (65" x 40.5")
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This quilt combines traditional colorful elements from 3D computer design (checkerboard pattern, a golden oldie) with a subdued background showing vague reflections in the form of Sashiko patterns. The butterfly brings a bit of life in an otherwise immaculate world. Quilt detail.

colored-blocks (Gekleurde blokken), click to enlargeColored Blocks (Gekleurde blokken 2003)  47cm x 47cm (18.5" x 18.5")
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A small in-between project to experiment with colors.

paradise (), click to enlargeParadise? (2008)  137cm x 97cm (54" x 38")
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Paradise for those who like peace and quiet (or quilters who would just like to piece in quiet), or would this just be too quiet and peaceful?
Quilt detail.

rosewood (Rozenhout), click to enlargeRosewood (Rozenhout 2006)  73cm x 84cm (29" x 33")
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"Save by the border." The original design (multi-colored rose) didn't work very well on its own. It was in serious danger of ending up as a UFO, but a good idea for a border made it worth finishing after all. Quilt detail.

ode-aan-ootje (), click to enlargeOde aan Ootje (2007)  165cm x 115cm (65" x 45.5")
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Memories of the old Dutch banknotes (before the Euro made its entrance), colorful images by graphic designed Douwe Oxenaar (nicknamed "Ootje"). Quilt detail.