There are so many natural dye colors in this piece! The golden tan color came from yellow onions grown in furrows here on our farmstead. Some of the other dyes came from: logwood, madder root, walnut hulls, indigo, and osage orange. I experimented with varying strengths of individual colors, many of which came out of the same dye pot, to see if I could get the colors to melt into each other like a watercolor painting. Inspired by an antique 20th century quilt.
The Furrow Quilt was machine pieced and then slowly hand quilted with red Japanese Sashiko thread. The fibers used in this piece are: organic cotton, and organic fair trade linen. The batting is organic cotton, and the binding is hand stitched.
Measures 40” x 49” crib sized, or wall hanging