Here's a more accurate view of the color when it was a top
She adapted a center from
Rose Kretsinger's Paradise Garden
And the border from another Kretsinger design
called a Kansas Quilt, with a border of parrots
She thanked everyone in the guild who'd supported her in the year it took to make the quilt, as she'd brought it in various stages and was grateful for advice and encouragement.
Barbara Brackman made the first draft of the patterns copied from the vintage quilts and Ilyse modified the drawings.
See Rose Kretsinger's Paradise Garden by clicking here and scrolling to the bottom of the page