Machine pieced and quilted. Horses are outlined to stand out in relief; manes are thread-painted to flatten them. A wool batting lends puffiness. The quilt was made for my brother, a horse-racing aficionado. The blue and gold checks evoke racing silks.
Machine pieced and quilted A sofreh is a traditional Persian table covering. It is spread on a low table or on the floor and the group gathers around it to eat.