The Mathematical Quilting of Camilla Fox


George over at MAKE recently shared this amazing math-based dragon curve quilt by Camilla Fox. Fox explains some of the challenges behind the design and the process of making the quilt on her website:

The curve is framed (within the quilt) with space to allow a rotated interlocking copy of the dragon curve, and this second curve is picked out in the quilting. In hindsight, I should have been thinking more about area fills and less about where the lines go, for quilting it, since the line is hard to follow.


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