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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.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Traditional quilt piecing

I finished the centre piecing of this traditional quilt, a Gai Perry design. I love how the nine-patches glow like jewels.
Next I will add a series of narrow and wider straight borders to bring this to a useful size.


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