Quilt ideas


This is a tile floor from the abbey on Mont Saint Michel, in France. It looks like a streak of lightning setting for triangles. The way the color is worn away, it looks like “scrappy fabric” choices. It would make a nice quilt.


This is what it looks like from another place on the same floor, where the glaze hasn’t been worn away. I also took a photo of a wooden floor that looked quilty to me.



This the floor of the AirB&B we stayed at in Caen, France. Doesn’t it look quilty?


I can’t resist adding a photo of Mont Saint Michel, which has been on my bucket list for years. It is only an island at high tide. I’m so glad I finally got to go there. It reminds me of my ceramic sculptures which frequently had small houses or castles on them.

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2 Responses to Quilt ideas

  1. June says:

    Wow! You must have been thinking of Mont Saint Michel while you were designing your sugar containers. Must be fabulous to see in person!
    Those floor photos are really quilt-pattern-like. Interesting how the glaze and color was worn away and made it look so pretty. I wonder how old that floor is?
    And your airbnb place must be pretty snazzy to have such a cool wooden floor! Lucky you to get to be seeing all this beautiful part of the earth.

    • admin says:

      The AirB&B was an old building which had been subdivided into smaller apartments. Although the floor was beautiful, I was worried I’d get a splinter in my foot from it.
      I do feel lucky to be here!

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