Kintsugi Quilts

Kintsugi is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with visible seams of precious metal, making the break more prominent instead of disguising it .  The "brokenness" of the piece adds to its beauty.   In these quilts, mistakes in measuring and piecing are corrected by inserting a strip of contrasting fabric, emphasizing rather than hiding the errors and imperfections. 

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Kintsugi I (Medallion)
2014
machine pieced cotton, hand quilted
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Kintsugi II (Railroad Crossing)
2015
machine pieced cotton, hand quilted
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Kintsugi III (Sixteen Patch)
2016
machine pieced cotton, hand quilted
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Kintsugi IV (Crown of Thorns)
2016
machine pieced cotton, hand quilted
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Kintsugi V (Puddle)
2017
machine pieced cotton, hand quilted
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Kintsugi VI (Tree of Life)
2017
machine pieced, hand quilted
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Kintsugi VII (Birds in the Air)
2018
machine pieced, hand quilted