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$625.00

dusk quilt

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thank you for your interest in this product, please read all information before purchasing. progress photos of my work can be found on my instagram @apriltwoeightyquilts!

inspiration + d e s i g n :

{ photographed in joshua tree national park, CA }

inspired by the sight of the pink glowing mountains of the desert at dusk.

the variety of fabrics are a mix of kona and cotton solids, hand dyed fabrics made by me using ice dye techniques, and recycled linens (sheets, pillowcases). i love using recycled/reused/repurposed fabrics in an effort to reduce waste, and also because i believe that fabrics which have already been used carry stories of their own.

note: due to the nature of recycled fabrics being pre-used, and also the nature of hand dyed fabrics - any markings, discoloration, or any other "spots" on these fabrics are to be considered part of the fabric itself. each has been washed before being put into the creations.

the hand dyeing process is lengthy, but humbling (as i love being able to create projects with fabrics dyed with my own hands!). it includes choosing the dye colors, prepping the fabric in soda ash, applying the dye, and finally rinsing, and washing/drying/ironing them before use. this process takes up to 48 hours per piece of fabric. i dye in small batches only, in order to ensure that each fabric created is one of a kind and completely unique. even if i were to use the same dye color, the textures and tones created in each piece can never be 100% recreated.

all of my items are handmade by me, with love, as one-of-a-kind pieces of usable and functional art.

d e t a i l s :

this quilt measures 67x74". it has been straight-line machine quilted with a magenta thread using 80/20 cotton/poly batting. it is backed with the softest pink floral vintage sheet and an aqua batik.

this quilt is machine washable on cold and may be tumble dried on low. please see the care page on my site at www.apriltwoeightyquilts.com for more info.

s h i p p i n g :

this item is made and ready to ship, and will come to you secured in a US Priority Mail box within the US. so sorry that international shipping is not available currently.