Celtic Pieced Illusions by Karen Combs

Celtic Illusions

Karen CombsCeltic Illusions came up with another great method of making quilts that create illusions. This one came to her as an inspiration of the Celtic designs she observed during her travels to Scotland and England. Karen took this beautiful knot designs and created something fresh.

Unlike most Celtic designs that are appliquéd, Karen decided to find a way to piece intricate patterns quickly. The best part is that she did it by using just three simple blocks that look like the cords and knots are connected when sewn together. The resulting pattern is beautiful and very different than most quilting patterns you find today.

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