Adapting to change is never easy. Traditionally all Hawaiian quilts were made for beds. In the early 1900’s if you were going to learn to make a Hawaiian quilt you actually started with a larger bed size quilt. (Hence the many unfinished closet quilts)It was only during the 1970’s when a few quilt designers(including John)…
It was a nice surprise to see Ikumi at class on Saturday. She was homesick for Hawaii and we’ve been missing our Ikumi. She shared her next quilt of Whales swimming in the ocean below the Makapuu Lighthouse. Her design and it’s beautiful. Great Job Ikumi. Glad you came home for a short visit.
…until then enjoy this new Hawaiian quilt prepped for applique. Design by John Serrao
Thank you Hiromi for making a special trip to our class so we can admire your completed queen size quilt the “Cup Of Gold”. So beautiful and the colors reminds me of those days in the 60’s and 70’s when the Hawaiian quilt colors were bold and strong.