For the first time, we're making a big bed-sized version of our Constellation Quilt! Imaginative and timeless, the project illuminates our connection to the still mysterious universe using traditional craft techniques and astronomical data. A Constellation Quilt can be used as a learning tool, a functional art object and modern heirloom. Like our other quilt projects at Haptic Lab, a Constellation Quilt is meant to be passed on from generation to generation.
Each queen-sized, handmade quilt measures approximately 86” square and is made of 100% cotton; it is large enough to fit a king-sized bed as a coverlet. The embroidered gold stars depict the night sky of the Northern Hemisphere and feature constellations like the Big and Little Dipper, Gemini, Orion, Leo, and Taurus; French knots are used to render the Milky Way as a tactile field that sweeps across the quilt design.
For best quilt care, we recommend dry cleaning only. Please note, we do not offer custom embroidery on the Constellation Quilts.
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