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Denman Island, British Columbia, Canada
Jean Cockburn retired from her professional career as an academic librarian in 2008 to become a textile artist living on Denman Island, British Columbia. She draws, quilts, embroiders, knits and crochets, makes wearable art, weaves baskets, dyes fabric, and paints watercolours. Her work has been exhibited locally in juried and group shows on Denman Island, in Courtenay, Comox, and Duncan on Vancouver Island, in West Vancouver, and across Canada with the Surface Design Association.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Purple Playground Quilt

This is the quilt that I made from the House Tops quilt class taught by Barb Mortell. Although I love the colours, I am not sure that this is my favourite type of quilt. I prefer more symmetry than is achieved through this deconstruction technique.
The completed quilt pinned up on the design wall.

The quilt back.

Quilt detail.

Quilt detail.

Quilt detail.

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