quilted jacket was inspired by a gift of some fabric panels printed with our
Lady of Guadeloupe’s image. The iconic figure
is surrounded with stars, which are one of her symbols. These fabrics were readily available in
holiday collections at local quilt shops.
What a fun
jacket, but Rae felt there was a slight design flaw. The opulent jacket looked rather empty on the
left front. It is always tricky to find
a balance when designing asymmetrically, especially with all this sparkle. Read Rae’s tip below to see how she remedied
the empty space.