This is one of a series of quilts, exploring the illusion
of overlapping transparent triangles. The triangles were
pieced from strips of fabric, hand dyed in various gradations
of light to dark colors. Each triangle was pieced separately
and then cut into horizontal strips. The strips of two triangles
were alternated when they were sewn back together. This
creates the illusion of more than one triangle occupying
the same space. As the two sets of triangles were sewn together,
the illusion of a third set of triangles appeared in the
A border of hand painted fabric surrounds the geometric
center panel. The binding is a rainbow striped fabric, which
echoes the colors and geometric spacing of the center panel.
In contrast to the geometry of the pieced design, the quilting
was done in a freeform, swirling, organic design. All of
the machine quilting was done freehand, with no marking
of the quilt top.