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Alf Leila Wa Leila
'Alf Leila Wa Leila'

'A Thousand Nights and a Night'

Since I am much better at digitizing than hand-guiding, all the quilting on 'Alf Leila Wa Leila' is computerized. Inspired by Arabic design elements, the Lemoyne star motifs and the dreamy colors of the fabrics, I wanted the quilt to convey the ambiance of our romantic notions of a harem.

Though the top, from the pattern 'Links' by Deb Tucker, was finished early in 2013, the quilting was finally completed, after much planning and practice, in November, 2016.

Photos contributed by John Palmer.

61 x 77 inches
November 2016

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