"Housetop" variation

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    Photo: Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio
2006
Cotton and cotton blends
87 x 85 inches
Collection of
Souls Grown Deep Foundation
Description

Louisiana P. Bendolph often cuts up quilts that are in process and uses the pieces to create an entirely new construction. As she explains, “Once I start putting the pieces together, I’ll see which direction the quilt is going. I’ll put it on the bed and stand back and look at it. Sometimes I like it and sometimes I don’t. If I like it, I keep sewing on it. If I don’t like it, I’ll cut it apart and redesign it. Or I’ll put it aside and come back to it later, when I am inspired.”