Modern Quilting in the UK - 2018 Quilt Challenge

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Quilts covering all aspects of optical illusions;
weaving, layers, shadows, making three dimensions out of two, perspective and impossible figures
Made by the members of the Modern Quilt Group and first shown at the West Country Quilt Show 2018

This is

Straight...or Not?

by Karin Pope

karin pope
I chose this design with the intention of seeing if colour added or detracted from the illusion which is usually only seen in black and white.
The technical aspect of creating the quilt also appealed, but less so when I realised it involved joining 2 strips 5/8" wide with a 1/4" seam, thus leaving only 1/8" of the illusion strips visible.
I think it works but you might not…