The Hoffman challenge fabric created the top quarter of the background picture. Instead of working with vertically staggered lines of squares, these squares were staggered in horizontal lines to give a flat horizon and a straight wall.
Machine piecing, hand reverse appliqué and machine quilting
*This quilt was awarded an Honourable Mention in the challenge and travelled from exhibition to exhibition for 18 months. It returned to me eventually like a homing pigeon!