On a visit to Provence, France, I bought a few quarter-meters of traditional print fabric from Souleiado .  The patterns immediately evoke the images of southern France, the strong colours and the intricate motifs.

White seemed the obvious contrast with the Souleiado prints.  The nine-patch squares were sewn together randomly, and then used to make large nine-patch squares with the background.  I chose a bright yellow background because I wanted to make a quilt that recalled the strong summer sunshine.

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Possibly I have overdone the yellow.  We shall see. Now it is (only) the quilting to go – always the most difficult part for me.

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