Quilting Journey 4 Healing

June 3, 2022 | Designing a Memory Quilt | Flyway::Messages From Below

Honor: Children >> Indigenous EOC Celebration

Concept: Flying >> Flyway >> Flying Geese >> Snow Geese Wintering Along Intercoastal Waterway in Eastern North Carolina

Cloth: “Brilliant Blue” Batiks, 100% Cotton, Layer Cake, (10” Squares, 42 Pieces, 20 Fabric Designs) From Island Batik | Plant-Based Indigo Dyed Cloth

Design: Pre-Cut Layer Cake Squares

Contrast: Match light & dark values

Form: Squares & Triangles | EQ8 Software

Stitching: Machine, ¼” on both sides of diagonal drawn line | Cut on drawn line after stitching | Press open 2 the DS

Construct: Arrows in 4 Directions

Journaling: KISS Method | Black Sharpie

Identity: Instagram Headshots As Sashing Around Borders

The design of this memory quilt can be used by multiple participants, such as an extended family celebrating a special occasion, or celebrating the life of a loved one.  Each quilt can have a different story.  My story is a journey in healing from Currituck to Toisnot Tuscarora to Flyway Farm and Forest in Spillimacheen, BC.

Flyway Memory Quilt

Published by Carola Jones, Artist

Indigenous Artist, Writer, Designer | Internet Techie | Pow Wow Dancer | Lover of Dyeing Cloth Especially With Indigo, Madder & Marigold | 4th Generation Hand Embroidery & Sewing Enthusiastic | Working Traveler | NC Toisnot & Mattamuskeet Tuscarora & FL Seminole | Algonquin Gullah Mixed Blood

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