All Roads Lead Somewhere

I recently designed and made a throw from recycled blue jeans and silk neckties. I cut the jeans into squares and appliqued silk shapes on them before sewing the squares together. The designs were inspired by a board game.

First sample block
First sample block

I liked it so much, I made another.

Second sample block
Second sample block

I made four more patches.

More patches
More patches

I rotated the patches for the next block and came up with different possibilities.

Now that’s interesting, I thought. I applied the operations of symmetry to the patch and increased its potential.

I made more.

I put together what I had so far . . .

Progress
Progress

I couldn’t stop after that.

I call the piece “All Roads Lead Somewhere.”

All Roads Lead Somewhere

I have put together some of the basic templates in a document, All Roads Lead Somewhere, that you can download.

I will write about the templates in the coming weeks, and show you what I’m doing with them.

2 thoughts on “All Roads Lead Somewhere

  1. It’s ALWAYS so exciting to see WHAT EVER comes from your direction, Raymond!!!! I’m so happy we connected! You’re such an inspiration to me!!!

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