Kansas in Summer


I think I might be feeling a little homesick today, judging from my posts.  But you see, it's just that I can't quite get enough of this quilt!  I saw a tiny picture of it today on Etsy's Facebook page and instantly thought it looked like so many scenes across the great state of Kansas.

The quilt was made by Kansas City resident Kim Elchler-Messmer who has a slew of hand-dyed fabric quilts for sale in her Etsy shop, Kimem.  Go check them out and buy this one above for me!

16 comments:

Liz May 10, 2011 at 4:49 PM  

Where are you from in Kansas? My dad grew up in a tiny town in Central Kansas called Ellsworth, went to Kansas State, moved to Chicago, and raised us to love everything about Kansas. My grandmother still lives in sleepy Ellsworth. I hope your Tuesday is getting better with this beautiful weather!

Farmchick May 10, 2011 at 4:54 PM  

A great piece of craftsmanship and art.

Sara May 10, 2011 at 7:59 PM  

Love love love! And you're right ... it looks just like home!

Lady Grey May 10, 2011 at 8:01 PM  

It's gorgeous! I love the colours - very comforting.
xo

Jaime @ La vie...J'aime May 10, 2011 at 8:55 PM  

wow it's so beautiful! i love all things etsy...i could spend so much time (and $$) there!

thanks for the bday wishes :)

Marie May 10, 2011 at 10:19 PM  

It's a nice quilt.:D

***** Marie *****
allthingsmarie.com

soph (owl vs. dove) May 10, 2011 at 10:24 PM  

love the gradient colours here

Brandi {not your average ordinary} May 11, 2011 at 12:43 AM  

This quilt is incredible, especially the colors. It's like looking at a field of corn on a clear blue day.

Kirby May 11, 2011 at 8:29 AM  

wow, isn't that beautiful?! it does remind me of the plains of Kansas. and I can see why you are a little homesick... Kansas is a beautiful state!

Anna of IHOD May 11, 2011 at 8:34 AM  

IT really does!
And I didn't know you were from Kansas:) Currently living in a small town in KS and I am from Atlanta....quite a difference! But it is beautiful here!

tea with lucy May 11, 2011 at 8:45 AM  

gorgeous tones. love the simplicity.

bobbi May 11, 2011 at 9:18 AM  

this is a happy quilt.

stephanie j May 12, 2011 at 10:28 AM  

that is gorgeous!! i get homesick both for oklahoma and louisiana at different times for completely different reasons. for oklahoma it's friends, the simpler life, and days at the lake. for louisiana it's the food, the culture, my heritage.

i just love kansas and would totally get homesick for there too :)

rebecca May 12, 2011 at 2:05 PM  

this quilt looks so modern and home-made at the same time. it's just beautiful.

Oh, My Darling May 15, 2011 at 5:13 PM  

Wow, it's a textile dream come true!

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