Celtic Knot Quilt Design

celtic knot quilt

And now for something completely different. As many of you know, my wife comes from a long line of quilters. She can wield one mean sewing machine. Not surprisingly, many of the best quilters have a solid design background. So, while I don’t have the sewing chops, I thought I’d take a stab at the design side of things.

For this initial quilt design, I interpreted shapes found in traditional Celtic knots. Converting these very organic and dimensional forms into manageable fabric shapes was an interesting challenge. Colors were inspired appropriately by thistle blossoms.

Now to figure out how to print a queen sized blanket…