Throwback Thursday – Journal Quilt Week 10

You may not remember a time when the U.S. Government was a tangled mess of bureaucracy, but that’s what was happening in late July 2011, when I made this journal quilt.  We were in the midst of a crisis about the debt ceiling and every day the news was filled with coverage about what a nightmare things were in Congress.  So, fed up with hearing about it, I made a bureaucratic red tape quilt:

Bureaucratic Red Tape
Bureaucratic Red Tape

I grabbed a strip of red fabric, some red ribbon, red yarn, etc., dropped them in a big pile on the background and just stitched them down.  It was actually a little cathartic and it was definitely the fastest journal quilt that I created.

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