Labyrinth Quilt Design

Mary Simpson has a labyrinth on her property so she has  been thinking about choosing a labyrinth design as the basis for  a quilt block design.  Her labyrinth near Glencoe, Ontario,  is a 5-circuit cretan (classical) design outlined in trees and shrubs:
John Ridder,<jridder@paxworks.com>  labyrinth designer, says “there have been a few [labyrinth] quilts made over the years, although I dont know if they have been offered in a pattern. Attached is a photo of the quilt auctioned off at the 2010 TLS Gathering in New Harmony. The blocks were all the same pattern, simply arranged differently.  Block was designed by Ben Nicholson.
 
May we all Walk in Peace
John E Ridder     Phone 317 842 2997
www.paxworks.com Labyrinth designer & consultant, gallery and articles.
www.labyrinthshop.com – Personal Labyrinth products – on-line ordering!
www.labyrinths.org – The Labyrinth Coalition – resources, calendar, linkages
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About Mary Simpson

Mary is one of the facilitators for barnquilttrails.ca, a Canadian network of quilters, rural organizations, museums, historians, sponsors and many others with a passion for rural Canada. We are working together to promote and enhance rural creativity, the arts, Canadian heritage and culture.

Posted on May 2, 2011, in Barn Quilt Champions., Quilt block patterns. and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Barn Quilts are popular in Iowa, too. This is a lovely idea a cloth quilt for a bed or sofa.

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