Purple Haze Silk Cushion
This design makes a quilted Silk Cushion . The finished cushion is approximately 40 cms (16 inches) square.
The Purple Haze Cushion is one of four different blocks taken from the 15 block quilt 'Misty Morning Star', designed by Sylvia Critcher specifically for The Silk Route's 21st anniversary. It is made using silk dupion on a foundation fabric and quilted with variegated silk thread on silk wadding.
Sylvia Critcher is a textile designer and tutor with over 35 years experience. She has taught City & Guilds in both Embroidery and in Patchwork and Quilting. She currently teaches a wide range of patchwork and quilting techniques in the UK and overseas. She still finds time to create new designs for her signature technique of Italian Quilting and Trapunto work despite being Project Co-ordinator for Fabrications Magazine, being the UK Judging Co-ordinator for Grosvenor Shows Ltd, exhibiting at exhibitions and running workshops.