I was not happy with the way I was approaching the Gaia’s Garden cloth. Something about the blocks was not appealing to me. Answer, start again. I like the effect of weaving strips of fabric, the first two blocks I made were done this way. I decided that I would make this the basis of blocks which would then be pieced to make the ground/quilt top, onto which I shall appliqué, embroider, layer etc. The images I had created so far, the cat, moon, goddess will not go to waste, they will reappear here somewhere.
I have pieced, so far, 108 strips of earth coloured fabrics:
First block basted:
I am not sure of the overall design of the base yet, am playing around with a couple of ideas. In the meantime I shall continue to weave and baste the blocks which are 12″ square.